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About us

We provide inpatient, hospital-based and community mental health services, as well as community alcohol and drug services, to the largest culturally and linguistically diverse population in the state, and regions that have some of the highest population growth.

Contact and location

Access information and assistance in times of mental health crisis 24 hours a day - Phone 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 22 55) / Fax 3078 2120

Latest news

Australian Bat Lyssavirus in flying foxes

Media release: Flying fox confirmed with Australian Bat Lyssavirus in Lakewood Avenue Park, Parkinson

The Metro South Public Health Unit has confirmed that an orphaned baby bat recovered from Lakewood Avenue Park in Parkinson has tested positive for Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV). 

The frontline of defence in mental health crisis care

A successful mental health program has seen more than 1000 people transferred away from Emergency Departments in Metro South Health.

Aboriginal art welcomes patients and staff at Metro South Health

Artworks entitled “Our Cultural Being” were unveiled today as a result of a collaboration between Aboriginal Artist Charlie Waters and Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services.