People with depression or anxiety can find it difficult to take the first step in getting help. If you or someone you know is at risk of harming themselves or someone else it is important you get help immediately. You can take the first step in doing this by:
- Speaking to your doctor (GP or psychiatrist)
- For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact the Adelaide mental health triage service - telephone 13 14 65 available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
- Call 000 in emergency
- Or contacting the following support & counselling services;
Access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.
13 11 14
-Suicide call back Service-
Online and phone crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide.
1300 659 467
Telephone and online support, information and referral service, advice for men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 1300 78 99 78
Free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25
1800 55 1800
For 24hr support please call 1300 22 4636 or visit http://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/
It's #worldmentalhealthday: the perfect time to reach out to that friend, family member or colleague that you've been a bit worried about. Get the low down on starting that conversation with our do's and don'ts
www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/dos-and-donts-discussing-mental-health-issues. Remember, a conversation could save a life. #mentalhealthweek2014