Emergency And Crisis Help Lines
Emergency Police, Fire, Ambulance - 000
Portland Police- 55 22 15 00
Portland District Hospital- 55 21 03 33
Life Line - 13 11 14
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Drug and Alcohol Support Line - 1800 198 024
Portland Salvation Army- 55 23 37 49
The Salvation Army is one of the world's largest Christian social welfare organisations. Currently they have more than 8,500 active officers and staff delivering in excess of 1000 specifically designed social programs across Australia.
Beyond Blue - 1300 22 46 36
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia to achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Head Space - 1800 650 890
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.
Nurse on Call - 1300 64 64 20
NURSE-ON-CALL is a phone service that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you think your situation is an emergency, you should always call 000 or go to an emergency department at a hospital.
Poison Helpline - 13 11 26
The role of the VPIC is to provide the people of Victoria with advice about what to do if a person has been poisoned, has overdosed, has made a mistake with medicines or has been bitten/stung by a snake, spider, bee, wasp etc.