Inpatient services are provided for adult male and female patients who require more specialized care. A Consultant Psychiatrist will make the decision to admit a patient for care by the multi-disciplinary team.
This team of experts will work with the patient and appropriate family members to develop a treatment plan to aid the recovery and eventual discharge of the individual.
Emergency Mental Health Services
The hospital manages emergency psychiatry cases in collaboration with other medical departments throughout HMC’s network of hospitals.
In an emergency, patients should go to the Accident and Emergency departments at one of HMC’s hospital: Hamad General Hospital, Al Wakra Hospital and Al Khor Hospital. Psychiatrists are available at these locations for assessment, treatment and advice.
Following the successful discharge from hospital, patients may
be advised to continue their treatment through outpatient appointments.
Currently, certain medication can only be prescribed by a psychiatrist
as part of the ongoing treatment plan and in such cases, patients will
need to come to an outpatient clinic for continued evaluation and
The Mental Health Service offers a range of psychological
interventions and treatments for people with complex mental health