Links

Welcome to the Links section of the Network website, where we provide contact information for other websites, which Consumers, Carers and other vsitors may find useful.  

  • Lifeline www.lifeline.org.au, or phone 13 11 14 (24 hour crisis hotline)
       
  • Your Health in Mind www.yourhealthinmind.org provided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).Headspace 

Compliant Processes

Health and Hospitals Complaints Commission  - Telephone numbers vary across states and territories

Office of the Public Advocate   - Telephone numbers vary across states and territories

Office of the Chief Psychiatrist  - Telephone numbers vary across states and territories

Information regarding diagnosis, treatment and medication
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has developed a number of guidelines to assist you to gain a deeper understanding of specific diagnoses. These are available in printed form or from their web site www.ranzcp.org

Mental Health Peak Organisations
Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA)  www.mhca.org.au
Information on Private Psychiatric Hospitals  www.healthdirectory.com.au/Private_hospitals

Where to go for help

  • Your general practitioner.
  • Your community health centre.
  • Your community mental health centre.

For immediate counselling assistance, contact

Call Lifeline on 13 11 14
24 hour confidential telephone counselling to anyone within Australia

For information on services, check the Community Help and Welfare Services and 24–hour emergency numbers in your local telephone directory.