A lot has changed in 30 years!
A year in review
2020 was a year like no other! As mental health, unemployment and domestic violence made headlines, Kids Helpline was there responding to young people.
Contacts to Kids Helpline rose by more than 20% in 2020, largely related to issues regarding mental health & emotional wellbeing.
35% were from young people contacting us for the first time.
- 8.4 million responses
- 507,887 counselling sessions for mental or emotional health (including self-injury)
- 443,075 counselling sessions for family relationships