It is important for communities to be informed about suicide prevention as people in each community are best able to gauge whether the behaviour of a local individual is out of the ordinary.
The RUOK website promotes community action in this regard.
Headspace also provides resources in this area.
Click here to visit the Headspace website.
Click here to view the PDF Grief: How Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people might respond to suicide from Headspace.
Acute Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) Teams
For URGENT Referrals 24 Hours, 7 days a week – telephone: 13 14 65
- Main point of access into mental health services
- Can provide advice and information in a MH emergency or crisis situation
- Is staffed by mental health clinicians
- Will assess and refer to acute response teams where appropriate
Southern Acute Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) Team
Phone: 7425 8552
Fax: 7425 8608
Noarlunga Emergency Mental Health Services
Phone: 8384 9729
Fax: 8326 3716