Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing support and education is delivered to athletes, coaches and support staff across the Snow Australia high performance programs and pathways. 

Access is available through the daily training environment via wellbeing and/or psychological support and education delivered by subject matter experts. 

AIS Mental Health Referral Network 

This service provides eligible athletes, alumni, and individuals from Australia’s high-performance sports system with priority access to a network of AIS-endorsed psychologists, psychiatrists, and neuropsychologists across the country. 

Referrals can be made directly by Snow Australia’s Wellbeing and Engagement Manager 

If you would like to access the AIS Mental Health Referral Network, you can find out more information or contact the AIS directly via: 

Crisis Support Services 

The AIS Mental Health Referral Network is not an emergency or crisis service. If you are concerned about the immediate safety or wellbeing of yourself or an athlete, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000 immediately. 

The following crisis support services are also available:

  • Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36 
  • Butterfly Foundation 1800 33 46 73 (eating disorders & body image concerns) 
  • Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 
  • MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78 
  • Qlife 1800 184 527 (LGBTIQ+) 
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 
  • 13 YARN 13 92 76 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) 
  • 1800 Respect 1800 737 732 White Ribbon Foundation  (Domestic Violence Support) 


Key mental health and wellbeing resources 

The following organisations are committed to supporting Australians with mental health concerns, and provide access to additional resources regarding mental health and wellbeing: 

Beyond Blue
Black Dog Institute
Butterfly Foundation
Kids Helpline
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
Reach Out
My Compass
Grief Australia


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