What to do

In case of a crisis

Our medical clinic primarily focuses on developmental and behavioral consultations, as well as medication management for children and adolescents. However, we do not provide crisis care services. We understand that children and adolescents can face both mental and physical health challenges that may require immediate support. In such situations, we recommend reaching out to the following services for crisis care in Brisbane and Southport:

Crisis Care Hotlines:

Lifeline Australia

Lifeline Australia Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. You can reach them at 13 11 14.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline Specifically for young people under 25, Kids Helpline offers free and confidential phone and online counseling. You can reach them at 1800 55 1800.


eheadspace offers online and phone support to young people between 12 and 25 years of age. You can contact them at 1800 650 890.

Queensland Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS):

CYMHS provides crisis assessment and intervention services for children and adolescents. In Brisbane, call (07) 3328 9191, and in Southport, call (07) 5687 9400.

Mental Health Services

Queensland Health:

Queensland Health offers a range of mental health services, including community mental health centers. They can help with crisis care and long-term support.

Head to Health:

Head to Health is an Australian Government initiative that provides a comprehensive directory of digital mental health resources and services.

Medical Care:

Emergency Departments:

In case of a medical crisis, you can visit the nearest emergency department. Brisbane and Southport have several well-equipped hospitals.

GP Services:

For non-emergency medical issues, it’s essential to have a trusted general practitioner (GP). They can provide referrals to specialists, including neurologists and other medical professionals.

Support Organizations for Neurodivergent Families:

Autism Queensland

Offers support, information, and services for families and individuals with autism.

Autism Awareness Australia

Provides resources and support for individuals with autism and their families.

Mental Health Association QLD

Offers a range of services, including counseling and support, for individuals and families dealing with mental health challenges.

For Urgent Medical Care:

In the event of a medical crisis, it is important to visit the nearest emergency department. Both Brisbane and Southport have well-equipped hospitals with emergency services.
Please remember that our clinic is not equipped to handle urgent situations. If you or your child are facing a crisis, it’s vital to reach out to the appropriate crisis care services or visit your nearest emergency department for immediate support. We are here to provide developmental and behavioral consultations, as well as medication management for non-urgent cases. If you have any questions or concerns related to your child’s ongoing care, please don’t hesitate to contact us during our regular operating hours.”