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Mental Health

In an emergency call 000 Australia wide

Lifeline

13 11 44
24 hours 7 days a week

Free telephone counselling for people experiencing crisis. Online Crisis Support Chat available 6.30pm – 11.30pm at www.lifeline.org.au/Get-Help/Online-Services/crisis-chat

Australia wide

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467
24 hours 7 days a week

www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/phone-and-online-counselling/

Free professional phone and online counselling

Australia wide

Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service

1800 512 348
24 hours 7 days a week

https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus provided by trained counsellors. Includes online community forums. Online chat available 2.30pm – 11.30pm at https://online.beyondblue.org.au/Webmodules/chat/InitialInformation.aspx

Australia wide

Kids Help Line

1800 551 800
24 hours 7 days a week

https://kidshelpline.com.au/

https://www.phoenixaustralia.org/resources/coronavirus-covid-19/

Phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Webchat counselling also available 7.30pm – 11.30pm at https://kidshelpline.com.au/get-help/webchat-counselling

Australia wide

SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

1800 632 753
8.00am to 8.00pm, 7 days a week

www.sahealth.sa.gov.au

For mental health support by phone and video. This service can provide follow up calls.

State wide

Head to Health

https://headtohealth.gov.au/

Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations.

Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.

Australia wide

Headspace Mount Barker

1800 650 890

26 Hack Street Mount Barker

https://headspace.org.au/

A free and confidential service where young people (12 - 25 years) can access qualified youth mental health professionals.

Mount Barker District Council area

Alzheimer’s Australia

1800 100 500

National Dementia Helpline to support family carers.

Carers Gateway

1800 422 737

www.carergateway.gov.au

8am-6pm

Information and referral for family carers including a free phone counselling service.

The South Australian Government has developed the Open Your World website as a one-stop shop for how to improve your wellbeing with a range of simple activities for the whole family to do as well as information about services available. Activities include enjoying nature and the outdoors, staying fit and active, online learning and skill development as well as interactive arts projects and festivals https://openyourworld.sa.gov.au

Beyond Blue also has comprehensive information about maintaining your wellbeing. https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au

Also see Staying Connected

Seniors COVID-19 support line

1800 171 866

Mon-Fri, 8.30am-6pm

Provides senior Australians, their families and carers with support and advice in dealing with the impacts of COVID-19