Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Community Services

Service Description

Mental health acute and community services in Northern Sydney are provided across Macquarie, Hornsby, Northern Beaches, Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospital. Services provided include psychiatric emergency care, adult acute and non-acute care, child and youth mental health and community-based mental health services. Drug and alcohol services provide treatment for consumers with drug and/or alcohol use issues through multiple services that also address medical and mental health related health problems. These service support people to cease and/or better manage their substance use issues. Services provided include primary prevention and education, non-admitted management, detoxification and rehabilitation and ongoing management in the community.

Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: 8:30am-5pm, after hours by appointment


Referral System

Via NSW Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511, Lower North Shore Acute Care Team

Service Fees


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available

Disability Access

Yes. Ramp, Lift

Organisational Information

Area Served

Northern Sydney LHD

Parent Organisation

Royal North Shore Hospital & Community Mental Health Services

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities


Last Updated: 19 January 2024