Primary Mental Health

Adelaide PHN commissions a wide range of Primary Mental Health Care services and activities across the metropolitan Adelaide region. 

Services are commissioned in alignment with a Stepped Care Model; facilitating the provision of care across the continuum from early intervention, to mild, moderate, or chronic/complex related care. This includes services for children, young people, parents, adults and older people. 

Sonder and Links to Wellbeing - are the two major primary mental health commissioned providers. Sonder provides services across the continuum in the northern and central-western areas of Adelaide, and Links to Wellbeing in the southern and central areas. Additionally Adelaide PHN commission a range of other experienced primary mental health care providers to deliver more specialised mental health services. These include services specifically targeting Aboriginal people, individuals from CALD backgrounds, mothers in the perinatal period, young people with comorbid presentations, children, or people with more complex presentations.

 


 
Referrals to our Primary Mental Health Care Services

Referral to our Primary Mental Health Care services is supported by a Centralised Referral Unit. This unit receives all referrals from the region and provides same day allocation of referrals to the most appropriate provider or through to the Clinical Decision and Monitoring Units for further assessment. This unit operates 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

  • Central Referral Fax Number 1300 580 249 
    supporting direct referrals from general practice for same day allocation to the most appropriate provider
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line 1300 898 213
    providing information to referrers, community members and providers regarding local services 
A summary of our Primary Mental Health Care services

is available via our Primary Mental Health Care brochure

Scroll through our range of commissioned Primary Mental Health Services

or explore all of our programs via our directory of programs and services page

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