MHCSA – There are a range of ways you can access mental health support through helplines, resources and making appointments to see someone. To find out all the ways you can access support in South Australia head to their Get Help Now page.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. It is a support service for people experiencing anxiety and depression and also provides information about wellbeing. They have a national listing of health practitioners with expertise in the treatment of depression and anxiety. Search by suburb at www.beyondblue.org.au or call 1300 224 636.
Black Dog Institute provides support for emergency service workers, volunteers and their loved ones affected by all natural disasters. It provides research informed mental health resources and support tools. Topics include wellbeing; digital tools and apps; support groups; depression; PTSD; lived experience stories; anxiety; and bipolar disorder. You can also chat on line on eheadspace.
Lifeline: 24-hour crisis support and suicide intervention
www.lifeline.org.au or 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service: free counselling for suicide prevention and mental health via telephone, online and video for anyone affected by suicidal thoughts, 24/7
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au or 1300 569 467
You can also call LETSS.
The Lived Experience Telephone Support Service is a unique SA-based telephone support service staffed by peer workers with lived experience of mental health issues and recovery. It runs between 5pm-11:30pm every night and provides:
INFORMATION about mental health topics
NAVIGATION on the mental health system
REAL TIME SUPPORT when you need it.
Visit www.letss.org.au or call 1800 013 755.