Mental Health Links and Resources

Crisis Options

Mental Health Triage – For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact the mental health triage service – telephone 13 14 65 available 24 hours, seven days a week. (South Australia)

Lifeline – 13 11 14 (24 hour crisis hotline), www.lifeline.org.au

Suicide Call Back Service – Free nationwide counselling 1300 659 467,
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Mensline – 1300 78 99 78,  www.mensline.org.au

Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800
Online counselling available at www.kidshelpline.com.au

Useful Mental Health Resources

Beyond Bluewww.beyondblue.org.au, (provides national leadership to increase community awareness, prevention and early intervention of depression and related illnesses.)

Black Dog Institutewww.blackdoginstitute.org.au(a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder)

Headspace – www.headspace.org.au, (provides health advice, support and information to young Australians aged 12-25.)

The Australian Government Department of Health –  National Suicide Prevention Strategy

Other Useful Links

MedicareMental Health Rebates , Chronic Disease Management Allied Health Rebates

OT Australiawww.otaus.com.au