Mental health emergency
Mental health emergency services
There is a range of mental health services available to provide support and immediate response to people in crisis or in need of urgent medical care.
Mental Health Emergency Response Line (formerly Psychiatric Emergency Team)
- Metro callers – Phone 1300 555 788 (local call)
- Peel callers – Free call 1800 676 822 (free from land line only)
- Outside metro area – Free call 1800 552 002 (free from land line only)
Other emergency contact numbers
If you need information or someone to talk to
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