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Responsible for the service Social Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki

Psychiatric round-the-clock hospital care

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

We offer psychiatric hospital care when other forms of psychiatric care are not sufficient. Hospitalisation is usually needed, for example, in the examination and treatment of severe depression, psychosis, a bipolar disorder and suicidal thoughts.

We provide round-the-clock psychiatric care at Aurora Hospital. Our services require a doctor’s referral.

The psychiatric hospital includes a psychiatric first aid ward, a geriatric psychiatric ward, a special care ward, mental disorder wards, general psychiatric wards and acute and rehabilitation wards for the treatment of psychotic disorders.

To whom and on what terms

Age: 18 or over.

The service is intended for residents of Helsinki. Psychiatric hospital treatment requires a referral.

The service is subject to a hospital day fee, look Read more.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceSocial Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Social Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 25/5/2022