Pharmacists' Support Service 1300 244 910

We offer support related to the many demands of being a pharmacist in Australia.

1995 to  2016
Pharmacists supporting pharmacists for 21 years
21 Years
Providing a listening ear to pharmacists, interns and students.

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIAN PHARMACISTS, PHARMACY INTERNS AND STUDENTS BY PROVIDING A TEAM OF VOLUNTEER PHARMACISTS TRAINED IN PEER SUPPORT AND TELEPHONE COUNSELLING READY TO TAKE YOUR CALLS..

We offer support related to the many demands of being a pharmacist in Australia.

A listening ear in times of stress, as close as your phone.

Phone: 1300 244 910

THIS IS NOT A GENERAL PUBLIC ENQUIRY OR SUPPORT LINE

Not a pharmacist and seeking medicines information? Go to NPS MedicineWise or ask your local pharmacist. This is NOT a medicine information service. This is a helpline for the pharmacy profession.

The Service is available 365 days of the year from 8.00am to 11.00pm. If the phone is not answered within 10 rings leave your number and your call will be returned as soon as possible. For urgent assistance when we are not available call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

The Pharmacists’ Support Service is a free service run by pharmacists for pharmacists.

  • Are there times when you wish you could pick up the phone and talk to someone about issues that are stressing you?
  • Have you been victim to a hold-up?
  • Have you lost interest in your job?
  • Are you feeling overworked?
  • Are you anxious and stressed?
  • Are you concerned about your drug and alcohol use?
  • Do you have mental health concerns?
  • Do you have concerns about personal and family issues?
  • Are you feeling out of control or experiencing business pressures?
  • Are you uncertain about your future?

Survey: Stress and Wellbeing of Australian Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students

You are invited to complete a Stress and Wellbeing Survey being conducted by a team headed by Emeritus Professor Colin Chapman, Immediate Past Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University on behalf of the Pharmacists' Support Service (PSS) an organisation established in Victoria in 1995 to provide assistance and support in necessitous cases to persons who are practising pharmacists, pharmacy interns and students in Australia.

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Balance
The Pharmacists’ Support Service helps you balance work, rest and play.
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Support
Trained volunteers will listen to you and provide support, information and referral if necessary.
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Listening
You get a listening friend who understands the demand and pressure of being a pharmacist.
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Referrals
We can link you with appropriate counselling and medical services according to your needs.
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Anonymous
The service is anonymous and discreet. You are not required to disclose your identity.

Pharmacists' Support Service History

The story of the Pharmacists' Support Service can be viewed here.