Information about local suicide prevention support in the Northern Sydney area, and a listing to help you find which services are best to contact depending on your individual circumstances.
Are you or somebody you know in crisis?
In an emergency, call 000 immediately.
If the situation is urgent, and you or someone else is at immediate risk, call 000 or go to your closest emergency department.Northern Beaches Hospital
105 Frenchs Forest Road (West) Frenchs Forest NSW 2086
If you are supporting someone who has a plan to harm themselves, do not leave the person alone, unless you are concerned for your own safety.
Mental Health Line
The Mental Health Line (MHL) is a 24-hour, 7 day service operated by a mental health clinician who can offer support and connect consumers with the appropriate local public health mental health service within NSW. This includes referral to the adult, and child and youth mental health services on the Northern Beaches
Your local GP
Search for a local GP service on the Health Direct website. GPs can provide advice on mental health and local services and can draw up a Mental Health Plan so you can get a Medicare rebate for psychological treatment.
Northern Beaches Hospital – Mental Health
Public and Private mental health treatment including bed-based services and day patient programs.
The Seasons Program
The Seasons Program engages with a person in the first 12 weeks following an attempted suicide. A care coordinator will link the person and their family with emotional, clinical and practical support providers in the region.
Northern Beaches Youth and Family Counselling Service
Provides a free, flexible, tailored service in a safe, confidential and friendly space for people aged between 12 and 18 years and their family living on the Northern Beaches.
Sydney North Health Network Mental Health Triage
Links to local mental health, and drug and alcohol services.
One Door – Pioneer Clubhouse
Provides specialised mental health services to the Northern Beaches area, including centre-based services, psychological and physical health services, individual support, and assistance transitioning to the NDIS.