Mental Health Supports and Services

There are times in our lives when we aren't able to cope as well as normal and might need a little extra support. If this happens, there is plenty of help available in our community.

In an emergency call 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

Where to find support

Logan Community Directory

The Logan Community Directory is a free online directory of community groups, services and facilities. You can visit the Logan Community Directory any time.

You can search for Mental Health services within the directory for local support.

‘Dear Mind’

‘Dear Mind’ encourages you to make time for yourself and put your mental health first. The website provides:

  • support services and contacts
  • activities to help build a stronger mental wellbeing
  • Coronavirus support
  • resources and website links.

For more information, please visit the ‘Dear Mind’ website.

Mental Health Access Line

1300 MH CALL (1300 642 255) is a confidential mental health telephone service that will connect you with suitable services based on your needs.

1300 MH CALL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will link you to the nearest Queensland Public Mental Health service.

Head to Health

If you’re trying to improve your own mental health, or help someone who is close to you, Department of Health's Head to Health helps you find the right online resources for your needs.

For more information, please visit the Head to Health website.

Online and phone support services

What we're doing

We understand that looking after your mind is as important as your physical health. Some of the things that we are currently involved in include:

  • Supporting Mental Health Week 2020 and ongoing mental health programs and events in our community. 
  • Providing mental wellbeing resources to support healthy minds.
  • Working with our community to support positive mental health for our residents
  • Providing a range of free or low cost activities for you and the family to get involved. For more information, please see Live Well Logan and visit the weekly Walk and Talk for Wellness website.
  • Connect and work with existing local mental health providers to support local needs

Mental wellbeing resources

Tune Out to Tune In - Supporting healthy minds for young people.

You can improve your health and wellbeing by taking some time out (tuning out) and taking part in activities like mindfulness (tuning in).

The Tune Out to Tune In resources can help you find community services, activities and support. You can also download free apps.

Tune Out to Tune In is an initiative of Logan City Council, in partnership with local organisations. It’s designed to help young people support good mental health and wellbeing.

To check it out, please see Tune Out to Tune In.

Wonderful Me!

Wonderful Me is a journal perfect for people aged 9 to 12 years. It is a creative way for young people to explore more about themselves.

Please see Wonderful Me to download the self-guided journal and also a parents and caregivers guide for some conversation starters you can have with your children.

Kindness Matters

Explore fun ways to show kindness to others by downloading our kindness activity sheet (PDF 214 KB) which has been designed for children of all ages.

You can also download our simple conversation starters about kindness (PDF 944 KB) that can be used to spread kindness and focus on the positive.

Men's Wellbeing Toolkit

Blokepedia, with the support of Logan City Council has developed an e-toolkit for men where topics on dealing with change, fatherhood, mental health, healthy lifestyles and social connection are explored.

Have a look by visiting their online toolkit.

For more ways to stay connected in Logan, please see Men's Programs and Support page.

Healthy Mind

Healthy Mind is an online Easy Read tool designed to help people with Intellectual Disability (ID) to recognise and regulate their thoughts and feelings.

Healthy Mind was developed by the Black Dog Institute and is supported by the Australian Government.
Healthy Mind is unique in what it delivers, as it includes:

  • an Easy English translation supported with images
  • an audio function for all content
  • simple step by step guides, short videos and fun activities
  • a design that aligns with the unique learning needs of its users

For more information, please visit Healthy Mind