Anyone experiencing a mental health crisis who would benefit from a short period of intensive support to help stabilise their mental health.
People access this service via presentation at the Emergency Department. People can refer themselves, or be referred by a treating clinician, such as their GP, private mental health clinician or care coordinator.
Phone 000 and request ambulance, and if needed, police.
Visiting hours are from 10am – 2pm and 4pm – 8pm every day.
Patients and visitors are asked to avoid bringing some items into the mental health inpatient unit. These include valuables and contraband items. Contraband items include anything that can be used as a weapon or means to harm a person, such as razors, metal blades and lighters. People may be searched by staff if there is reasonable suspicion that they have weapons, prohibited items, drugs or other contraband on them.