Psychiatry

In case of a mental health emergency

For immediate assistance with life threatening situations call 000

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL): 1300 555 788


Psychiatry is a medical speciality which is devoted to the study, diagnoses, treatment and prevention of mental disorders. We provide a comprehensive range of tertiary-level psychiatric and mental health services to our patients. We also provide some State-wide services though the North Metropolitan Health Service (external link) and South Metropolitan Mental Health Service (external link). We use evidence-based strategies to maximise patient well-being. For urgent problems after hours call the duty psychiatry registrar or consultant through the Royal Perth Hospital switchboard 9224 2244.

Contact us

Location:
Level 1, North Block
Wellington Street Campus

Phone: 9224 3776
Fax: 9224 1786

RPH Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
Location:
After Hours GP Clinic
Victoria Square, Wellington Street Campus

Telepsychiatry
Phone: 9224 1757
Fax: 9224 1786

Adult Consultation–Liaison (CL)

Phone: 0404 894 097
Fax: 9224 1786

Older Persons Assessment and Liaison (OPAL)
Phone: 0424 155 066
Fax: 9224 1786

Drug and Alcohol Support Service (DASS)
Phone: 0404 894 005
Fax: 9224 1786

Operating hours

Ward and Emergency Department Liaison
24 hours

RPH Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
9am to 4pm
Monday to Friday

Other services
8:30am to 4:30pm
Monday to Friday