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Central Australia mental health services

Northern Territory Mental Health Line: 1800 682 288

If you live in Central Australia you can access specialist clinical mental health services through the Central Australia Health Service (CAHS).

Alice Springs

Teams in Alice Springs include the following:

  • community
  • remote
  • forensic
  • child and youth/perinatal
  • medical
  • Crisis Assessment Triage Team (CATT)
  • sub-acute facility
  • quality and administration
  • mental health inpatient unit at Alice Springs Hospital.

Barkly region

The Barkly team, based in Tennant Creek, provides assessment and case management to residents in the Barkly region.



Community House - Mental Health - CAHS

Stuart Terrace
Alice Springs NT 0871
PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
(08) 8951 7710(08) 8951 7836

Alice Springs Hospital - Mental Health - CAHS - Inpatient Unit

Alice Springs Hospital (08) 8951 7610(08) 8951 7618

Barkly Mental Health Service - CAHS

172 Paterson Street
Tennant Creek NT 0860 
PO Box 1406
Tennant Creek NT 0861
(08) 8962 4300(08) 8962 4304

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Last updated: 12 May 2016

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