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Adelaide PHN’s 2021/22 Christmas Closure

Adelaide PHN’s 2021/22 Christmas Closure


Please be advised that Adelaide PHN's office will be closed from midday Tuesday 21 December 2021 and reopen Wednesday 5 January 2022. 
 
During our office closure, our Central Referral Unit (CRU) will be operating on reduced hours to process priority and suicide prevention referrals only. Providers can continue to send referrals via secure messaging – 
 

  • HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru
     
  • Referral Net/Argus
    ID: CRU 

For information and support about referrals, please contact our Mental Health Enquiry Line on 1300 898 213. 
 


COVID-19 Support
 
In anticipation of our Christmas closure, please consider any COVID related support you may need through to Wednesday January 5 2022 and contact our COVID team by Friday 17 December 2021 to discuss your needs.
 
Practices involved in the COVID vaccine roll-out or equipped to see patients with respiratory symptoms, can expect to be contacted directly by their Practice Facilitator or the COVID team.
 
During our office closure, our COVID team will continue to support general practices and commonwealth vaccination clinics with urgent enquiries.
 
Please contact our COVID team at covid19@adelaidephn.com.au or on 8314 3698.


Our Commissioned After-hours Mental Health Support Services

A reminder that the operating hours of many of our commissioned services and programs may change over the Christmas period.

To continue to support access to appropriate mental health care in the after-hours period, the following services are operating over the holidays as detailed below –

Walk in After-hours Mental Health Services 

  • Northern service (delivered by Sonder) from 2 Peachey Road Edinburgh North will continue to operate Monday to Friday from 5.00pm to 9.00pm. Visit the webpage for more information.
  • Southern service (delivered by Links to Wellbeing) from the Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic – Alexander Kelly Drive Noarlunga Centre will continue to operate Monday to Friday from 5.00pm to 10.00pm. Visit the webpage for more information.

The Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS) operates 365 days a year and will continue to operate from 5.00pm to 11:30pm across the holiday period. Access the service by calling 1800 013 755 or visit letss.org.au.


Other support services

Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC) - people seeking urgent mental health support on weekends can visit UMHCC at 215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide from 12.00pm until 10:30pm each day.

 

Mental Health Triage - people in need of crisis support can access this service by calling 13 14 65. 

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or requires emergency assistance contact 000 or Lifeline 13 11 14. 

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