Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

In a crisis?
Do you need immediate help?

If this is an emergency and you feel you or someone else is at risk of harm - phone 111.

Click here to see the Emergency Services page and Otago and Southland Sub-pages for the Southern DHB.

Otago Emergency Psychiatric Services (24 hours)
Ph: 03 474 0999 and ask for EPS

Central Otago Community Mental Health Team
Ph: 03 440 4308

Clutha Community Mental Health Team
Ph: 03 419 0440

Waitaki Community Mental Health Team
Ph: 03 434 8993

Southland Mental Health Team (Including Queenstown)
Freephone: 0800 443 366

If you are in a rural area and need emergency assistance after hours, ring Emergency Psychiatric Services at Dunedin Hospital on 03 474 0999, as they can provide advice and can arrange help from a crisis worker in your local area.

If you are located outside of Otago, contact details for your local mental health crisis team can be found in the green section at the front of the White Pages.

If you need to talk to someone


Ph: 0800 543 354

Ph: 0800 376 633

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