Regional Access (24 hours)
Free professional telephone and online counselling for people 15 years and older living or working in regional South Australia.
Lifeline (24 hours)
Kids Helpline (24 hours)
Free counselling for people 5 to 25.
Advice for communities, parents and caregivers after a distressing event, available in seven languages.
Disaster recovery – health and wellbeing
SA.GOV.AU provides information about emotional recovery after an emergency.
This page contains translations of that information (as at January 2018).
Children's coping skills
Red Cross has made a book that is easy to read - Coping with a major personal crisis (PDF 588.5 KB)
Recovering from the Pinery Fire, November 2015
The community affected by the Pinery Fire created a commemorative booklet in which they reflect on the fire's impact and their community's journey towards recovery.
The booklet was produced by the Pinery Fire Community Action Group with funding from State and Commonwealth Governments.