GP PSYCHIATRY SUPPORT LINE
HELPING AUSTRALIA'S GPs
MANAGE THE MENTAL HEALTH
OF THEIR PATIENTS
1800 16 17 18
FREE CALL: 7AM TO 7PM (AEST) MONDAY – FRIDAY
UNITED EXPERTISE EMPOWERING GPs
FAST & EFFECTIVE
EXCLUSIVE TO GPs
Australia is facing a mental health crisis. With severely limited access to psychiatrists and our public system already stretched thin, GPs are faced with a monumental task.
The GP Psychiatry Support Line is here to help!
By calling 1800 16 17 18, GPs are connected directly with psychiatrists who can offer their expert advice regarding the mental health needs of your patients.
GPs May Call to Discuss:
Risk & Safety
General Professional Counsel
EMPOWERING PRIMARY CARE
We strive to support GPs and their patients whose conditions are able to be treated within a primary care setting.
"It is not about triaging or referring patients back into an overburdened mental health system. It's about unlocking mental health solutions and making an immediate difference."
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE SERVICE?
It is a free service, exclusive for GPs.
HOW MANY TIMES CAN I USE THE SERVICE?
As many times as you wish.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
To register, call our team on 1800 16 17 18
Or click the button below to register online.
(Please allow 24 hours for online registration)
CAN I ALSO MAKE A BOOKING?
Yes you can make a booking by calling 1800 16 17 18
Or book online by clicking the button below.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY ENQUIRY?
You will be sent a digital report by the psychiatrist within one business day.
READY TO HELP
7am to 7pm - Monday to Friday
(AEST - Excluding public holidays)
Advice is available regarding all ages.
However, if you want to speak to a child psychiatrist, please book by phone:
1800 16 17 18
This is NOT a triage or referral service.
This is NOT an emergency service.
No patient names are ever shared or recorded.
This service is for GPs only.
MEET THE PSYCHIATRISTS
Our accomplished psychiatrists possess a rich and varied spectrum of expertise that uniquely positions them to offer valuable guidance to general practitioners regarding their patients' mental health.
GPs can tap into a wealth of knowledge and experience, enhancing their ability to provide comprehensive and compassionate support to their patients.
Click their portraits to find out more about them.
GP SUPPORT / BY THE NUMBERS
TO RECEIVE FOLLOW-UP DIGITAL REPORT
ACCREDITED, GP CENTRIC WEBINARS
GP USER SCORE
Scores as of Nov 2023
Our educational webinars are created with GPs in mind.
Headed by renowned psychiatrist Dr Martin Cohen, we invite psychiatrists to present on an area they specialise in, followed by Q/A.
Each webinar is accredited with the RACGP for 2 category 2 QI & CPD points.