You’ve lived through two natural disasters

First years of drought, and now floods that are equally devastating. Such extremes can leave you feeling hopeless and overwhelmed. At NQ Connect, we’re here to help. Call us now.


What is NQ Connect?

NQ Connect is a free telephone and online counselling service for people in western and northern Queensland.

NQ Connect provides help and support for people who are worried, stressed and affected by floods and natural disasters.

If you need someone to chat with, we can help you talk it through. We can also help with practical strategies to tackle things like:


  • Stress and worry
  • Isolation, disconnection and loneliness
  • Relationship and family problems
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Grief and loss
  • Drug and alcohol abuse


What to expect

Our professional counsellors will listen, support and help you feel better, and connect you with available support in your community. Call 1300 059 625 to speak to a counsellor.

If it is an emergency, dial 000.


Need further support?

If you feel that you may be in need of mental health support and have never accessed a mental health service before, please contact your general practitioner or phone the mental health access line 1300 MH CALL (1300 642255). More information behind the link.


Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and it’s free. Call 1300 059 625 if you’re stressed, worried, or just need to talk.



List of Queensland flood support resources

Public community resources | Health professional resources