- Aged 16 – 64 years
- Live in the catchment area
- Significantly affected by mental illness or disorder
Referrals can be made through a GP, self-referrals and through inpatient units. Referrals can be made by phoning the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.
There are several options:
Ring the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511. This line is staffed by experienced clinicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be able to speak with a clinician who can provide recommendations about how to manage the situation or put you in contact with the appropriate mental health team.
Attend the Emergency Department at Manly Hospital, where there is 24 hour access to specialist mental health care and support.
If the situation is urgent or becoming dangerous ring Triple Zero (000) and request ambulance and/or police. They will be able to assist the person safely to the hospital Emergency Department to access mental health care.