Australian Crisis Mental Health Numbers

These mental health resources have been compiled by Dr Mark Tayar as part of his upcoming book on psychosis but are relevant to all types of mental illness. These are state-government run and mostly focused on crisis but if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, phone 000.

ACT Mental Health Triage Service

1800 629 354

NSW Mental Health Help Line

1800 011 511

Northern Territory Crisis & Assessment Telephone Triage and Liaison Service

1800 682 288

Queensland Health advice

13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)

South Australia Assessment & Crisis Intervention Service

131 465

Tasmania Mental Health Services helpline

1800 332 388

Victoria SuicideLine

1300 651 251

Western Australia Mental health emergency response line

1300 555 788

For services not involving crisis, see our support helplines or web resources. You should add a crisis number and/or support helpline to your emergency management plan.

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