ABOUT US

Our vision is to effect change within our community regarding Mental Health awareness, suicide prevention & intervention. 

CONTACT

M: 0439 495 134

E: info@mentalmates.org

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WHERE ARE WE?

74 - 84 Riverbank Drive, Katherine South

Northern Territory, 0850

This website may contain the names and/or images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals now deceased.

Mental Health & Suicide Crisis Services 

The below services are for the Katherine Region 2019

Please remember if IMMEDIATE assistance is required

(E.g., you need someone there straight away) CALL EMERGENCY SERVICES – 000

Otherwise, some assistance can be found via:

  • Katherine Hospital Emergency Department-(08) 8973 9254

  • Katherine Mental Health Service-(08) 8973 8724 E: KatherineMHS.DOH@nt.gov.au

             Outside our usual business hrs, 8am-4pm-Monday-Friday please contact-

  • MHAT (Mental Health Access Team) this is part of the Top End Mental Health Service located in     Darwin P: 1800 682 288

The MHAT-Mental Health Line is a single point, state-wide service set-up to connect the people of the NT with the right care. People can use this 24/7 line to get information for themselves if they are feeling in need of help or direction (this is not a counselling service).You can also call this number if you are concerned about friends, family or community members. You may be advised to take the person to doctor, hospital etc. or if necessary to call 000. A triage may be taken and forwarded to the closest Mental Health Team for follow up.

Local Health Services:

  • Gorge Health-(08) 8963 6200

  • Wurli Wurlinjang Aboriginal Health Services-(08) 8972 9100

  • StrongBala (male health facility)-(08) 8972 9126

  • Wurli Social and Emotional Wellbeing Unit-

(08) 8972 9180 (The wellbeing unit provides holistic and culturally appropriate counselling and support to assist Indigenous people)

  • Katherine West Health Board-(08) 8971 9300

  • Sunrise Health Service-(08) 8971 1120

(KWHB & Sunrise Provide health services to communities south and west of Katherine).

 

Other Support Services:

  • TEAMhealth-(08) 8943 9600

  • Anglicare NT-(08) 8963 6100

  • Australian Red Cross-(08) 8971 1246

  • Carers NT-(08) 8971 2766

  • CatholicCare NT-(08) 8971 0777

  • Relationships Australia-(08) 8923 4999

  • Somerville-(08) 8972 5100

  • Mission Australia-(08) 8965 1000

  • Veterans and Veterans families counselling Service -1800 011 046  

  • EASA (Employment Assistance Program)

   (08) 8941 1752 P: 1800 193 123

  • Tobacco, Alcohol and other Drugs Services-

Clinical Nurse Consultant-(08) 8973 8403

  • TEMHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Darwin ( Visit Katherine on a monthly basis)-

 (08) 8999 4954 E: CandAIntake.DOH@nt.gov.au

Psychologists:

(Provides phone and skype counselling for Katherine Region residents)

Telepsychiaty:

(Referral from Doctor required and both Bulkbill Medicare entitled clients)

Darwin Private Psychiatrists:c

  • Dr Leonard Chin (08) 8919 4617

  • Dr Carolyn Little (08) 8919 8919

  • Dr Mary Frost (08) 8991 8670

 

24/7 Support Lines:

  • Lifeline -131114

  • Men's Line Australia-1300 789 978

  • Suicide Call Back Service-1300 659 467

  • Kids Help Line-1800 551 800

  • BeyondBlue Support Line-1300 224 636

Developed by KMHS September 2018