Numbers to call for help, support and advice from qualified healthcare professionals.
Police, Fire or Ambulance
For life-threatening emergencies call:
For non-emergency situations call:
Lifeline 24/7 counselling service provides crisis and suicide prevention support through telephone and online counselling.
24/7 access to a trained mental health professional who will listen and provide information and advice. Online chat is available from 3pm – 12am 7 days a week – see website for details.
Kids Helpline is a free, confidential, anonymous 24-hour counselling service for young people aged 5–25 years. Counselling is offered by phone, email and over the web.
Mental Health Emergency
For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact the mental health triage service on 13 14 65 available 24/7 – Metropolitan and Country SA. This service is the main point of access for mental health services and is staffed by mental health clinicians. It will assess and refer to acute response teams where appropriate.
The Women’s and Children Health Network (WCHN) Parent Helpline provides 24/7 telephone information and support. It provides information about health, behaviour and relationships for parents and people working with children and young people.