Safety and health

Health

Life-threatening or urgent situations

  1. Phone 000.
  2. Ask for police, fire or ambulance, depending on the type of emergency.

General health matters

Visit the SA Health website for:

Free health advice

Phone Health Direct Australia on 1800 022 222 for free health advice from registered nurses, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Mental health

For assistance in a mental health emergency contact the mental health triage service on 13 14 65 available 24 hours, seven days a week.

If you experience mental illness, it's important to have support to help you deal with your experience. If you feel unwell please see your local doctor who will be able to assist.

If you need someone to talk to about an urgent or difficult situation see Crisis helplines.

Mental health and mental illness - SA Health


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Page last updated 5 September 2017

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Last Updated:
05/09/17
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