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Community Mental Health Services at Noarlunga Hospital

Adult Mental Health Services prioritise access to mental health support across 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people who are 18 years and older.

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Location:  Alexander Kelly Drive, Noarlunga Centre

Telephone:  (08) 8384 9599

Fax:  (08) 8326 9728

Acute Services

Acute Community Mental Health services provide support to people who are experiencing a mental health crisis or who have recently been discharged from an emergency department or inpatient unit. Services focus on:

  • assessment
  • crisis support
  • short to medium term therapy
  • care coordination

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm (brief therapy, transitional care, dialectical behaviour therapy)

7 day services, 9.00am - 10.30pm (Noarlunga Emergency Mental Health Service)
                            8.50pm - 8am (24/7 acute service)

Mobile Assertive Care

Mobile Assertive Care provides assertive clinic support to people with high or complex needs. Clinical and psychosocial rehabilitation is provided to people with severe and enduring mental illness. Each person works with an allocated care coordinator.

Hours: 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Community Mental Health referrals

Referrals are triaged daily by a senior mental health clinician. We accept referrals from a range of sources including:

  • GPs
  • private psychiatrists
  • mental health triage
  • community mental health teams
  • inpatient units and emergency departments
  • mental health consultation liaison services
  • Housing SA
  • Families SA
  • emergency services

Visit the Noarlunga Hospital Mental Health Services section for access to more information about mental health at Noarlunga.

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