Adult Community Mental Health Services

Adult Mental Health Services brochure

The Adult Community Mental Health Service operates a number of community teams around the State.

We offer a free, confidential service to people aged between 18 and 65 years who have a severe and complex mental health problem. We provide assessment, treatment, support and education.

A new community based acute mental health service for short-term intensive care at home commenced in March 2019, for more information go to the Mental Health Hospital in the Home Unit page.

How to access our services

For advice, assessment and referral information phone the Mental Health Services Helpline on freecall 1800 332 388, for interstate callers dial 03 6166 6333. This is a confidential phone service staffed by community mental health clinicians.

The helpline is a triage service, and may refer you to a specialist mental health service or provide details for another service to assist you.

If you or anyone else is in immediate danger, call 000 for emergency services.

Our team

Assessment and treatment is provided by professional clinical teams from a range of diciplines, assisted by accredited support staff.Our team includes:

  • Mental Health Nurses
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Peer and Carer workers
  • Social workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Psychiatrists and other specialist medical staff.

Services we provide

Adult Mental Health Services provides a range of services including:

  • Advice and information about services to assist with mental health problems
  • Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people with serious mental illness
  • Extended treatment, support and care for persistent or recurring mental illness
  • We also work with other service providers, doctors (GPs), private health care providers and emergency services.

Regionally Located Services

Statewide Mental Health Services provides Adult Community Mental Health Services across Tasmania:

Community team Service areas Phone number
Hobart and Southern Districts Hobart, Kingborough and Huon Valley council regions (03) 6166 1161
Glenorchy and Northern Districts Glenorchy, Derwent Valley and Central Highlands council regions (03) 6166 6242
Clarence and Eastern Districts Eastern Shore and East Coast council regions  (03) 6282 0700
Launceston and Northern Region services the "63" phone area  - Northern Tasmania  (03) 6777 4985
North West Region services the "64" phone area - North West Tasmania (03) 6478 4370 (Devonport)
(03) 6477 7730 (Burnie)