Western Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Services (MHS) support people across their lifespan with a range of mental illnesses and disorders from prevention through to early detection and intervention, triage, assessment, acute and sub-acute care, and various levels of treatment and ongoing support in the community.
The Mental Health Line is a single number, state-wide 24-hour mental health telephone access service.
Anyone with a mental health issue can use the Mental Health Line to speak with a mental health professional and be directed to the right care for them.
Carers, other health professionals and emergency service workers can also use the Mental Health Line for advice about a person’s clinical symptoms, the urgency of the need for care and local treatment options.
Transforming Mental Health Services
Mental Health Safety and Quality in NSW: A plan to implement recommendations of the Review of seclusion, restraint and observation of consumers with a mental illness in NSW Health facilities