Region-specific mental health crisis services

For information about mental health crisis services specific to your region in Australia, see table below.

Mental Health Advice Line
Ph: 1300 60 60 24
For immediate, expert health advice from a nurse
New South Wales
Mental Health Line
Ph: 1800 011 511
24-hour telephone service, operating 7 days a week
Australian Capital Territory
Mental Health Crisis Team
Ph: 1800 629 354 or
       (02) 6205 1065
24-hour/7-days a week service, for assessment and treatment of mentally ill people in crisis situations
Queensland Government
24-hour/7-days a week service for health information, advice or referral
Northern Territory
Mental Health Support
Ph: 1800 NT CATT
Free and confidential 24-hour hotline for mental health inquiries
Western Australia
Mental Health Emergency Response Line
Ph: (08) 9224 888
      1300 555 788 (Metro)
      1800 676 822 (Peel)
Psychiatric emergency assessment and advice for mental health clients and their carers
Rural Link
Ph: 1800 552 022
Specialist after-hours mental health telephone service for rural communities
Mon-Fri: 4.30pm-8.30am
Saturday, Sunday, Public holidays: 24-hours
    South Australia
    Mental Health Services
    Ph: 13 14 65
    24-hours/7-days a week advice and information in a mental health emergency
    Mental Health Helpline
    Ph: 1800 332 388
    Free statewide 24-hour/7-days a week service for mental health crisis reaching all regions
    Last Updated : 28-Nov-2013