In an emergency call triple zero (000)
If you or the patient have any of these symptoms:
- central or crushing chest pain
- unconsciousness or suffering a seizure (fit)
- difficulty breathing or turning blue
- badly bleeding
- victim of a severe accident.
Then call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance.
Mental Health 24-hour contacts
You can call these crisis lines 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night. Calls are confidential. They will listen, provide information and advice and point you in the right direction to seek further support.
24-hour crisis support telephone service. Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
A telephone counselling support line for children and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
NSW Mental Health Line
A mental health professional will answer your call about mental health concerns for you or someone you are concerned about, including children, teens, adults and older people.
Suicide Call Back Service
National services that provides free 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide.
Hospital emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, including public holidays.
The role of emergency departments is to care for emergencies - an illness or injury that is serious and requires urgent attention.
The following emergency departments are located in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.
384 Crown Street, Wollongong
15-17 Madigan Boulevarde, Mt Warrigal
2 Scenic Drive, Nowra
106 Princes Highway, Milton
Bulli Hospital Urgent Care Centre
|22 Hospital Road, Bulli||02 4249 1300|