Adelaide PHN 2020/21 Christmas Closure and CRU Update
Wednesday, December 16 2020
Adelaide PHN's office will be closed on Tuesday 22 December 2020 and reopen on Wednesday 6 January 2021.
During our office closure, our Central Referral Unit (CRU) will be operating between 9.00am - 12.00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) to only process suicide prevention and vulnerable population referrals (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, perinatal, homeless, children up to 12 years, CALD and LGBTQIA+).
Providers can continue to send referrals via secure messaging:
Name: Central Referral Unit | URN: refnet:CRU
For more information and support about referrals, please contact the Mental Health Enquiry Phone Line on 1300 898 213.
A reminder that the following after hours mental health services are available throughout the holiday period:
Walk In After Hours Mental Health Services - provides assessment, support and referral services for adults (16+) experiencing mental health challenges in the after hours period.
- Northern Walk In After Hours Mental Health Service (delivered by Sonder) will continue to operate 5.00pm - 10.00pm Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Visit the Sonder website to find out more.
- Southern Walk In After Hours Mental Health Service (delivered by Links to Wellbeing) will continue to operate 5.00pm - 10.00pm Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Visit the Links to Wellbeing website to find out more.
Lived Experienced Telephone Support Service (LETSS) - a free after hours telephone support service designed to provide non-clinical mental health information. This service is delivered by experienced peer workers between 5.00pm - 11.30pm, 365 days a year. Access the service by calling 1800 013 755 or visit letss.org.au.
Adelaide After Hours - a free online directory detailing Adelaide health services (GP, dentist and pharmacy) open after 5.00pm. To access these services, visit adelaideafterhours.com.au.
Mental Health Triage - for clients in need of crisis mental health support. Access the service by calling 13 14 65.
Adelaide PHN's Board, Leadership Group and staff would like to thank you for all the support throughout the year and wish you a safe and happy holiday season. We look forward to continue working with you in 2021.