​​​Department of Psychiatry

Services & Community Interaction


Clinical Services​

The department offers clinical services at our allied tertiary academic hospital and psychiatric hospitals - specifically Stikland, Tygerberg, and Lentegeur Hospitals. This represents the full spectrum of in- and outpatient services ranging from General Adult Psychiatry to Psychogeriatrics and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Specialist Services

A number of specialist clinics are also run including Neuropsychiatry, Eating Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, First Episode Psychosis, and Alcohol Rehabilitation.

Community Interaction and Support

We provide community outreach and support to our regional and district hospitals with specific emphasis on Karl Bremer, Paarl, and Worcester. We also offer outreach services and support at community psychiatric services in both the Northern Metropole and West Coast/Winelands regions and participate in in-service training.

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The Mental Health Information Centre provides a valuable service to the public. For more information please contact:

Janine  Roos,  BCur (Hons)
Position: Director
Tel: +27 21 938-9229 / 9029
Fax: +27 21 931-4172
Email: mhic@sun.ac.za / jroos@sun.a.cza
Special interest: Conservation of mental resources, building resilience, and nature conservation (interaction between human health and the environment)