Mental Health

For mental health crisis services phone NT CATT on 1800 682 288. 

Territory-wide, mental health services are co-ordinated by the Mental Health Directorate, located within the Northern Territory Department of Health (DoH). In the Top End, DoH Mental Health Services are provided by Top End Mental Health Services, which is part of Top End Health Services. In Central Australia, DoH Mental Health Services are provided by Central Australian Mental Health Services, which is part of Central Australian Health Services.

Specialist mental health services delivered by Top End Mental Health Services and Central Australian Mental Health Services include community based adult, child, youth and forensic services as well as inpatient services. Inpatient and community based services are provided in Darwin and Alice Springs. Rural and remote community mental health services are also located in Darwin Rural, Katherine, East Arnhem, Alice Springs Remote and the Barkly Regions.