Inpatient Mental Health Unit


The Mental Health Inpatient Unit consists of 23 beds providing inpatient care for people in Southland and the Wakatipu.

Referrals are made by the Southland Mental Health Emergency Teams, Community Mental Health Teams or from local GPs. 

Patients are usually admitted on a voluntary basis but may also be admitted under the Mental Health Act.

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Southland Hospital, Kew Road Invercargill

  • Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Elles Rd (gate 3)

Contact Details

Inpatient Mental Health Unit

Southern DHB Mental Health Directorate

PO Box 828 Invercargill

Ph:  03 214 5786  ext. 8323 / 8805

Fax: 03 214 5795 


Southland Mental Health Emergency Team

Single Point of Entry