Emergencies

Emergencies

If someone is suicidal and at risk of harming themselves or anybody else you have to get help immediately.
This could involve a number of actions:

  1. Call the police/ ambulance if they are threatening to harm themselves or someone else.
  2. Call 000 who will direct your call appropriately
  3. If they are safe to put into a vehicle and you are safe driving them , take them to your nearest Emergency Department. In Deniliquin the A&E telephone number is 58822800.
  4. Call MENTAL HEALTH LINE (ACCESSLINE) 24/ 7 Helpline 1800 800 944 or 1800 011 511 ( NSW Helpline for emergencies and which will ultimately give access to the local mental health service for ongoing support).
    For more information on MENTAL HEALTH LINE (ACCESSLINE) click here
  5. You might have to hold – please be patient and ask for a call back if you do not want to incur the cost of the call.
  6. You can also call LIFELINE 13 11 44

 

 

 

 

This is a 24-hour mental health telephone access service. If in a life‑threatening situation please call 000 to receive immediate help.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Please use this link to read about how Lifeline can help someone who is suicidal Click Here

Detailed Guideline how to help someone and provide
Mental Health First Aid Click Here

Finding help if you are feeling suicidal Click Here