Clinical Suicide Prevention Service
Priority access to services for people who have attempted suicide or have suicidal ideation of low to medium risk
NOTE: This service is NOT designed for people at high or immediate risk of suicide. These people should go to their nearest emergency department.
Eligibility: Continued suicidal ideation (low to medium risk only) after discharge from acute services; presenting at a GP clinic after a suicide attempt or presenting to a GP with suicidal ideation.
Services available: Psychological therapies delivered by mental health professionals (maximum 10 hours over two months).
Referral pathways: GP and Local Health District acute mental health services via central intake.
Referral forms for this service can be found under Health Professionals > Practice Support > Forms and Templates.
GPs can access the services through the Mental Health Central Intake number, and fax.
South Western Sydney PHN Mental Health Central Intake:
All referrals fax to: 4623 1796
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