Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources2021-09-09T13:32:23+00:00

Emergency Mental Health Resources

In the case of a friend or family member with a suspected overdose or psychiatric emergency – contact an Ambulance Service such as Netcare 911 Eastern Cape at 082911 in order to take the patent to the nearest hospital casualty unit

Tygerberg Poison Control Centre – 0861 555 777
Suicide Crisis Line – 0861 322 322 or SMS 31393
Lifeline – 0861 322 322
Childline – 0800 055 555
Other Emergency Contact Details:

Support Services

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Support Group of Southern Africa

Alzheimers & Dementia South Africa

Autism South Africa

South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

South African Depression & Anxiety Group

The Mental Health Information Centre of Southern Africa

Other Useful Links

Medication Cost Registry

The Mental Health Care Act of South Africa 2002