SA Health has a comprehensive range of public mental health services for children and adolescents, adults and older people in SA. Services are provided through community health centres and hospitals, and to consumers in their own homes.
Your general practitioner is able to help and can make referrals to specialist mental health services. There are also a broad network of non-government organisations that provide many important mental health services with assistance from the South Australian government.
Mental Health Triage Service - 13 14 65
The SA Health Mental Health Triage Service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service:
is the main point of access into
can provide advice and information in a mental health emergency or crisis situation
is staffed by mental health clinicians
will assess and refer to acute response teams where appropriate.
If you feel that you may be in need of mental health support and have never accessed a mental health service before, please contact your general practitioner or phone our mental health triage service on 13 14 65.
COVID-19 mental health support
SA Health has established a network of telephone and online services that can provide you with mental health support during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information see the COVID-19 Mental Health Support page.
Glenside Health Services: Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services – 2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside Telephone: (08) 7087 1000
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Mental Health Unit: Psychiatric Intensive Care, Acute Care, Short Stay, Consultation Liaison – Port Road Adelaide Telephone: (08) 7074 0259
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital: Cramond Clinic (Acute Care, Psychiatric Intensive Care), Mental Health Short Stay Unit, Ward South East Older Persons Mental Health Service (OPMHS) – 28 Woodville Road, Woodville Telephone: (08) 8222 8440
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