Support

Emergency

If you are in danger now, phone 000 (triple zero) to get help from the fire service, ambulance service or police.

For non-urgent police assistance, phone 131 444.

For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact the mental health triage service.

Phone 13 14 65 (24 hours, every day).

Be You

Be You supports children’s and young people’s mental health in early learning services and schools, from early years to 18. Be You is lead by Beyond Blue and replaces the KidsMatter mental health and wellbeing initiative for children.

Kids Helpline

Counselling services for children and young people from 5–25 years old.

Phone 1800 55 1800 (24 hours, every day).

Headspace

National youth mental health foundation for children and young people from 12–25 years old.

Phone 1800 650 890.

QLife

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. The service provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer-supported telephone, and web-based services to people of all ages experiencing psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, poor mental health, experiences of being misgendered and/or other social determinants that impact on their health and wellbeing.

Phone 1800 184 527 (3.00pm-midnight every day).

Parents Helpline SA

Advice on children's health and parenting, including feeding and settling babies, for parents and carers.

Phone 1300 364 100 (24 hours, every day).

Child Abuse Report Line (CARL)

Call CARL if you suspect children or young people are being abused or neglected.

Phone 13 14 78 (24 hours, every day).

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission (HCSCC)

HCSCC helps people with complaints about health or community services provided in South Australia.

These services may include (but are not limited to):

  • registered health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and dentists
  • alternative health therapists such as acupuncturists, naturopaths and masseurs
  • other community services such as disability services, in-home support, respite care, and counselling.

Phone 8226 8666 or lodge a complaint online.