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13YARN

13YARN is a free 24/7 crisis support line that is led by, co-designed by, developed and delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Vision

To achieve a suicide free Australia

Mission

To deliver an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led gold standard mental health crisis service that is responsive, trauma informed, accessible and culturally safe.

How 13YARN can help

To prevent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide

  • Mental health and crisis support destigmatised in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are self determined
  • All Aboriginal people are healthy and flourishing
  • World leaders in crisis support for Indigenous people
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander design and led
  • Service delivery codesigned with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Services delivered in partnership with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations
  • Indigenous data sovereignty principles are integrated into program delivery
  • Service delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis and mental health skilled people in communities

Information lines / help lines

  • Call 13YARN (13 92 76) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - 13YARN.

Last reviewed: November 2022

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