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The MHCSA has a directory of South Australian mental health services.

Find a mental health service near you here: Mental Health Service Directory.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis the Urgent Mental Health Care Centre is a walk in service available from 12 noon to 10.30 pm, 7 days a week at 215 Grenfell St, Adelaide. Find out more here.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency call Mental Health Triage on 13 14 65 they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 000.

If you need crisis support and thinking of self harm please call Lifeline 13 11 14 or you can call the Suicide Call Back Service 1300 569 467.

For support with mental distress from COVID-19 call the SA COVID-19 Mental Health Line 1800 632 753 or you can use their online chat here. This service is available 8.00 am to 8.00 pm every day, including public holidays.

“Hey Mate, are you thinking about suicide?” Head here to learn about services and communities to support the mental health of construction workers and tradies. 

Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS)

LETSS are trained mental health workers with lived experience on the other end using their knowledge and expertise to assist you in making your own decisions about what is best for you. This is not crisis support.

LETSS is a phone and online service available from 5.00 pm – 11:30 pm every night of the week, every day of the year including public holidays and weekends. Call 1800 013 755 or go here for their online chat.

Calls to the LETSS are free of charge (though mobile charges may apply) and callers can remain anonymous if they wish.

LETSS can help you with:

  • information on mental health conditions and where you can go for certain services or support
  • support navigating the mental health system including how to get referrals
  • real time support for when you may feel you are becoming unwell
  • provide follow-up and wellbeing checks if you need them or have recently been discharged from hospital

Do you want to connect with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service?
Check out Nunkuwarrin Yunti here or call Thirrili on 1800 805 801

English not your first language?

If English is not your first language, call ASKPEACE on (08) 8245 8110.

Are you looking for support in a rural or remote area?

Call Rural & Remote Mental Health Service of SA on
13 14 65.

Do you need help with a drug and alcohol issue?

Alcohol and Drug Information Service is a 24 hour service you can call on 1300 131 340.

Are you a young person looking for help?

If you are a young person, visit a headspace Centre in your area for free. You can find them here.

You can also call Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.

Are you looking for support for men’s mental health?

For workers in the construction and trades industry head to the MATES In Construction website here or call their hotline on 1300 642 111.

There is also the men’s health support line on 1800 041 612 which is available 24/7.

Or check out some other services and communities here.


For non-urgent mental health queries or should you wish to speak to Primary Mental Health Care Services in the Adelaide metropolitan region, call 1300 89 8213 or visit their website here.

Hera are some more support services you can also access.

SANE Helpline: 1800 187 263

Crisis Care (4pm-9am): 13 16 11

Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636



Health Direct ‘Your 24 hour health advice line’: 1800 022 222

Mental Health Resource Centre: 08 8221 5166

Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours): 1800 800 098

Support for sexual assault, domestic or family violence call 1800 RESPECT on 1800 426 820