Emergency or crisis situations
The Paediatricians at Coastal Developmental Paediatrics are dedicated to supporting children with paediatric medical or complex developmental needs and their families. We provide highly-specialised, individualised, structured and coordinated care, within business hours, and in the structure of planned consultations.
We do not offer acute care services
If you find yourself in a crisis, there are a number of supports which are specifically available to address the needs of children and families with acute difficulties.
For medical support in business hours
Please contact your General Practitioner (GP).
For medical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Ambulance and local hospital emergency department: 000
For mental health support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Ambulance and local emergency department: 000
Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS), Maroochydore: (07) 5409 9111 (8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday)
After hours Mental health Acute response team: 1300 64 22 55
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
Support and information
The following services also provide support and information to parents and families, though may not be available 24 hours per day:
Parent line: 1300 30 1300
Family and Child Connect: 13 32 64
Modified with authority from Child Development Network, Brisbane.