Looking for a mental health service near you?
To locate your nearest public mental health service go to our directory of mental health services in Queensland (PDF 3.6 MB).
Search for services by hospital and facility
Some mental health services have their own website.
The Gold Coast Health Service District provides all public mental health and ATODS (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs) services on the Gold Coast. The Mental Health Service provides assessment, treatment and support to people who have a mental illness. Services are provided depending on individual need and ranges from inpatient treatment to support in the community.
Find out more about Gold Coast's mental health services.
The Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) provides help to young people living in the southern suburbs of Brisbane. There are three community clinics plus three services located at the Mater Hospital complex. All services are accessible by public transport.
Find out more about the Mater's child and youth mental health services.
The Mental Health Service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Health Service District is an integrated service linking inpatient services at the Hospital in Woolloongabba, with Community Mental Health Services at Annerley, Inala, and West End, enabling ease of access and continuity of care.
Find out more about the PA's mental health services.
The RBWH Mental Health is one of the larger acute mental health services in Queensland. It is a statewide leader in clinical care, service models, teaching and research. The Service has direct links with the Discipline of Psychiatry University of Queensland.
Find out more about the RBWH's mental health services.
The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) provides specialist mental health services for children and young people.
CYMHS combines hospital and community-based facilities to provide free consultation, assessment and treatment of children and young people experiencing serious mental health disorders and problems.
Find out more about Royal Children's child and youth mental health services.
The Park- Centre for Mental Health, situated in the Brisbane suburb of Wacol, is a fully-accredited Tertiary Mental Health facility providing a diverse range of mental health services, including extended inpatient care, mental health research and education. Originally established in 1865 and formerly known as Wolston Hospital, The Park has long been one of the largest mental health facilities in Australia.
Queensland (1996), The Park - Centre for Mental Health has recently decentralised its extended care services to reflect a greater emphasis on rehabilitation and recovery. This continuous improvement project is a collaborative effort involving Queensland Health Corporate Office, the West Moreton Health District, and the staff and consumers of The Park.
Find out more about The Park - Centre for Mental Health mental health services.
The Townsville Health Service District Institute of Mental Health provides a range of mental health services, some specifically for the Townsville District, and others that are located in Townsville to meet the mental health needs of people living in the Northern Zone.
Find out more about Townsville mental health services.
The Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre (QTMHC) is a statewide service which provides an information, referral, resource and clinical consultation service, to meet the needs of people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Find out more about the Transcultural Mental Health Service.
In a mental health emergency
If you or someone you care for is experiencing severe mental health problems, you can either:
Crisis telephone counselling
Lifeline - 13 11 14