Support and intervention services provide immediate help and support to people with a mental illness or psychiatric disability who are acutely ill or in crisis.
These services also help people to access other specialist support they may need.
Referrals can be made by a health professional or individual via the area mental health triage service. If an individual presents to the emergency department of a hospital for urgent treatment, the staff there will also refer to mental health services as necessary.
Telephone and online services
Telephone and online support services are available for people affected by mental health issues.
Acute Community Intervention Service
Acute Community Intervention Service (ACIS) provides urgent advice, referral and treatment .
Reviewed 28 May 2015