Alison Fairleigh is one of Twitter’s most popular users, advocating better mental health services in rural and regional Australia.
A former school teacher, she is a member of the Alliance for Better Access: an online community campaigning for full restoration of services to the Better Access to Mental Health Services initiative.
Her passion lies in helping people with mental illness reach out for help and services and in connecting people to one another.
Lifeline website or call 13 11 14.
Suicide Call Back Service website or call 1300 659 467.
For young people aged between 5-25 Kids Helpline website or call 1800 55 1800.
For men of all ages MensLine Australia website or call 1300 78 99 78.
For people bereaved by suicide Salvation Army Hope For Life website or call 1300 467 354.
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Vibe website
SANE Australia website or call 1800 18 7263.
For young people Reach Out! website
Or talk to you local GP or health professional.