Country & Outback Health is a not for profit organisation that provides a range of mental health and general health support services to South Australians living in rural and regional areas. Our diverse team of health professionals are committed to providing high quality health care to improve the mental health and overall wellbeing of those in our regional communities.
Our range of mental health programs include support for children, adolescents, adults and children with a disability, suicide support for people experiencing suicidal thoughts or who have recently attempted suicide, support for people misusing alcohol and/or other drugs, and support for people with complex mental health disorders. Our range of general health programs include support coordination for participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with managing chronic disease.
Our services are available throughout the country north SA region, including; the Barossa, Lower North, Mid North, Flinders, Outback, Upper Eyre, Lower Eyre and Far West. Programs offered in each region may be different due to funding and community need. To learn more about our programs and in which locations they can be accessed please see our program pages.
Country & Outback Health is not an emergency service, our operating hours are 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. For mental health support outside of these hours please call one of the following support lines. For general health support please contact your GP. In a mental health or medical emergency dial 000 and request and ambulance or go to your local emergency department.
Regional Access | 1300 032 186
Rural and Remote Mental Health Services | 13 14 65
Lifeline | 13 14 11
Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services | 1800 819 089
Suicide Crisis Support | 1800 859 585
Country & Outback Health
Head Office | 12 Chapel Street Port Augusta | 08 8643 5600 | Monday -Friday | 9am-5pm
Country & Outback Health gratefully acknowledges the financial and other support it receives from Country SA PHN and the Australian Government Department of Health.
Country & Outback Health acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.
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