Mental Health Inpatient Units

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSW LHD) operates three acute inpatient mental health units and one sub-acute mental health unit. These Units provide intensive psychiatric care for people who are experiencing mental illness and mental disorder. There are no private psychiatric units in the Area.

Tallowwood – Lismore Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit

This is a 24 bed acute inpatient unit situated at Lismore Base Hospital. The inpatient unit is able to accommodate both voluntary and involuntary patients.
(02) 6620 2240

Kurrajong – Tweed Mental Health Unit (formerly Tweed Valley Clinic)

This is a 25 bed acute inpatient unit situated at The Tweed Hospital. The inpatient unit is able to accommodate both voluntary and involuntary patients.
(07) 5506 7300

Tuckeroo – Byron Sub-Acute Mental Health Unit

Is a 20 bed sub-acute inpatient unit situated at Byron Central Hospital. The inpatient unit is able to accommodate both voluntary and involuntary patients.
(02)  6639 9700

Kamala – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit

Kamala is an 8 bed inpatient unit located at the Lismore Base Hospital site, providing services for young people aged 12 to 17 years.

(02) 6620 7900