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Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol

Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol

​​​​Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services

​Our teams provide assistance for people seeking support for mental health or drug and alcohol concerns.​

Are you looking for Mental Health assistance or support?

If you are looking for mental health assistance or support, a good place to start is your GP. They can ensure your physical health is also taken care of and assess your potential need for a mental health care plan.

If you or someone you know needs help, the following immediate options are available:

Mental Health Line

The Mental Health Line offers professional help and advice, as well as referrals to local mental health services.

It is staffed by mental health professionals who will ask questions to determine if you, or the person you are concerned about, needs ongoing mental health care and how urgently it is needed. The staff can put you in contact with the most relevant mental health service for children, teens, adults and older people.

The Mental Health Line is available to everyone in NSW.

Call 1800 011 511​. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Police and Ambulance

If the person is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or someone else, call 000 to receive immediate help.

Present t​o the local emergency department

You or the person you know, can present to the local emergency department.

They may provide you with an assessment by a mental health professional and/or refer you to a mental health service.

Latest MHDA News​

​Click on the newsletter tile to read about the latest initiatives, updates and projects in Mental Health Drug and Alcohol. We work with your feedback to inform service delivery and developments and the newsletter offers
an overview of all the latest happenings. ​​

​​​MHDA Guides

To download information on Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services and how to access these services please click on one of the guide document links below. ​