The mental health crisis on the Gold Coast has resulted in prolonged wait times for those desperately seeking support.
Mental health support workers are overworked and booked months in advance.
If you or someone you know is experiencing mental ill-health, support is out there.
Talk to a GP or health professional, help and resources are also available:
SANE Australia Helpline: 1800 18 SANE (7263)
Beyond Blue support service line: 1300 22 46 36
Black Dog Institute
headspace: 1800 650 850