Callaghan / Newcastle

Public Services

  •  Psychiatric Emergency Centre 1800011511
  • Newcastle Sexual Assault Service 49246333
  • Community Health Centres Referral Information Centre 49242590

Inpatient Services

  • Newcastle Mental Health Unit 40335316
  • Lake Macquarie Mental Health Unit 40335336
  • Mental Health Substance Use Units 40335460 or 40335440

Community Resources

  • Newcastle Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team 49257800
  • Lake Macquarie Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team 49049100
  • Newcastle Adult Mental Health Team 49647000
  • Lake Macquarie Adult Mental Health Team 49049000
  • Maitland Mental Health Unit 49392940
  • Support through Early Psychosis 49151796
  • Centre for Psychotherapy (Eating Disorders and BPD) 49246820
  • Mental health and Substance use Service 40335600

Private & NGO Services *

  •  HeadSpace – 12-25 years of age
    • Newcastle 49294201
    • Maitland 49311000
  • Wesley Uniting Hunter, Denison St Newcastle near Hunter St.  1300 827 638 – general and gambling counselling services available with no charge.
  • Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program managed through Medicare Local providing access to services where finances are a barrier. There a number of key areas you can become eligible under 49260529
  • There are a wide range of other referral sources for students with private psychologists within the community.

*These services are not endorsed by the University of Newcastle but are simply a reflection of some of the local private and NGO resources in the Newcastle area. You can do a comprehensive search for registered services by area on the Australian Registration Board for Allied Health Professionals.

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