Mirrabook Mental Health Unit


What the service is

Mirrabook is a 20 bed acute Mental Health facility based at Shellharbour Hospital. The unit provides care to people of all ages that present with Mental Health concerns. Mirrabook provides care to consumers under the Mental Health Act 2007, as both voluntary and involuntary admissions.

What we do

The aim for Mirrabook is to support the individual, their families and carers in their recovery and to support their transition back into the community. Mirrabook staff include nurses, medical and allied health professionals, as well as peer support workers; and the team work in partnership with the consumer in the planning, treatment and delivery of care. Mirrabook engages with community mental health services, and other community agencies to ensure consumer needs are supported.

Consumers are provided with a range of daily supports and activities, including group activities, educational support, and exercise and wellbeing groups.

How to access this service

Referrals to the Mental Health Service are by calling:

Mental Health Line 1800011511

Mental Health Line is a 24-hour telephone access service.

If it is an emergency call: 000

Contact Information

Mirrabook Mental Health Inpatient Unit
Shellharbour Hospital
15-17 Madigan Boulevard
Mount Warrigal NSW 2528
1800 011 511
02 4295 2300

Maximum of two visitors at a time.

Monday 12:30pm to 1:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday 12:30pm to 1:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday 12:30pm to 1:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursday 12:30pm to 1:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday 12:30pm to 1:30pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Weekends and public holidays 10:00am to 8:00pm

How to get there

You can drive to Shellharbour Hospital or use public transport. The nearest train station is Oak Flats Railway Station. Premier Illawarra buses service the area. The Mirrabook Mental Health Inpatient Unit is in a building behind the main hospital building.


Free public parking is available at the front and rear of the Shellharbour Hospital site.

Advice for disabled to get to the service

Phone the Mirrabook Mental Health Inpatient Unit for advice: 02 4295 2300.