Mental health

Improving outcomes for people with, or at-risk of, mental illness and suicide

woman sitting on couch, looking thoughtfully into space, during a therapy session with psychologist

Murray PHN’s strategic health priorities include mental health, and we fund support services that help shape the overall mental health system, that provide support in specific communities needing additional access to services, and treatments that improve outcomes for individuals. To learn more about mental health in our region, read the Murray Health Report

Other support services available

  • Lifeline provides 24-hour crisis counselling, support groups and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14
  • Beyond Blue provides 24/7 support via phone as well as support online, via email or online forums. Call 1300 224 636
  • Suicide Call Back Service provides 24/7 support if you or someone you know is feeling suicidal. Call 1300 659 467
  • headtohealth is an online gateway funded by the Australian Government that can help you find free and low-cost, trusted phone and online mental health resources.
  • Ambulance (000) If you need urgent help, call triple zero.

Last Update: May 23rd, 2024