High - Mental Health Recovery Information For Community Members in Metropolitan SA

People experiencing significant mental health impacts or who require immediate support.

If you feel a person's safety is at immediate risk dial 000 (Triple Zero)

For mental health emergencies: Mental Health Triage Service 13 14 65
24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Urgent Mental Health Concerns

  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (country and metropolitan areas)
  • A trained mental health clinician will be able to assist with determining what interventions would be most appropriate. The person experiencing difficulty is able, and encouraged, to contact this service directly as well

Examples Of A Mental Health Emergency

  • If you, or the person, have concerns about their safety including an increased risk of self-harm and/or thoughts about suicide
  • Concerns about the person’s behaviour, safety and welfare have escalated and require more immediate attention, and the person’s needs are not able to be met through other support systems (eg. GP or other local services)

Community Mental Health Services

Community Mental Health Services provide person-centred care for people experiencing mental health difficulties, including severe, longer term mental health concerns or those who need immediate support. These support services may be provided by a Psychiatrist, Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist.

These services can include:

  • Specialist mental health and wellbeing support and treatment (including medication and other therapeutic interventions)
  • Coordination of care
  • Providing support in partnership with other services
  • Linking people with community based support programs

Referral Pathways

For further information contact the Community Mental Health Service in your region.


Western Community Mental Health Centre Woodville
Telephone:  (08) 7425 3800


Eastern Community Mental Health Centre
Telephone:  (08) 7425 5555


Modbury team
Telephone: (08) 7425 6300

Salisbury team
Telephone: (08) 7425 4300


Inner South Community Mental Health Centre
Telephone:  (08) 7425 8500

Outer South Community Mental Health Centre: Adaire Clinic
Telephone:  (08) 8384 9599

Children And Young People

If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of a child or young person, contact the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

Telephone: (08) 8161 7198
Website: www.wch.sa.gov.au