Mental Health Service

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Mental Health Service delivers specialist mental health assessment and care through the public mental health sector and specialist mental health non-government organisations (NGO), across both community and inpatient settings; and in partnership with a range of other government agencies and services. Key partners include consumers, families and carers, other NGOs, doctors, primary health and community care services, drug and alcohol services, education and training services, housing and supported accommodation services, emergency services, and private psychiatrists and psychologists.

What we do

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Mental Health Service comprises of inpatient, community, rehabilitation, accommodation services, and specialist programs. The Mental Health Service encompasses a large geographical area with broad diversity in populations. The district includes metropolitan, regional and rural populations, socio-economic diversity and special populations, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.

How to access this service

Referrals to the Mental Health Service can be made by calling:

Mental Health Line 1800011511

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

If it is an emergency call: 000