Mental Health Service Helpline
The Helpline is a mental health phone line for advice, assessment and referral.
- is a central point of entry to Mental Health Services for all Tasmanians
- will determine eligibility for services and prioritise referrals
- can arrange a interpreter for sign language or English translation on request
The Helpline is staffed by community mental health clinicians, who:
- assess your information and determine the most appropriate action
- may refer you to a Mental Health Community team in your area
- will provide contact details for another service if they are more suitable to assist you
- may refer you to a Community Mental Health Crisis Response team who are available extended working hours seven days a week.
Who this service is for
You may wish to call the Helpline when you or someone you know is:
- showing obvious changes in mood
- behaving in a disorganised manner
- seeing things that aren’t there
- hearing voices
- expressing strange thoughts
- very anxious and fearful
- expressing suicidal ideas or thoughts.
Free within Tasmania
24 hours a day, seven days a week
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
Call us 24 hours a day
If you or anyone else is in immediate danger call 000 Emergency Services
For more information download our Mental Health Services Helpline brochure:Download Brochure
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