Mental Health Resources

Crisis Support Chat – Lifeline (national)
Short-term support for people who are feeling overwhelmed and having difficulty coping or staying safe.

Living is for Everyone (LIFE) (national website)
Resources on the prevention of suicide and self-harm.

Suicide Call Back Service (national)
Counselling provided to people feeling suicidal, people caring for someone who is suicidal, or anyone affected by suicide – immediate telephone counselling and support in a crisis.
Available 24 hours, seven days a week.
Telephone  1300 659 476

Headspace (national website)
Information, support and advice on mental health and well being for young people aged 12 to 25 and their families.

Health Translations Directory
Multicultural health information available in different languages covering health, mental health, aged care, welfare services (and others)

Mental Health Triage Service 
The main access point for accessing SA government mental health services (for all ages), staffed by mental health clinicians.
In a crisis or emergency situation can provide advice and information.
Provides assessment and where necessary arranges for acute response teams
Available 24 hours, seven days a week.
Telephone  13 14 65

SANE Australia (National Helpline)
Information and support service regarding mental illness, treatments and referrals.
9 to 5 weekdays
Telephone  1800 18 7263.