Psychiatric admissions

If you or someone you know needs urgent psychiatric help, you can contact one of the Capital Region of Denmark’s eight mental acute psychiatric admissions centres.

Urgent ps​​​ychiatric help for children and young people​​

Children and young people receive specialist psychiatric help at the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Services Centre acute admissions at Glostrup hospital.

Expe​​rienced staff​​

In psychiatric acute admissions you will be met by experienced staff who will assess what kind of treatment you require.

Admis​sion or referral​

Staff in the acute psychiatric admissions centers can offer immediate admission if necessary.  Alternatively the staff could refer the patient to their own physician (GP), to treatment at a clinic, or at a community mental health center.

No nee​d for an appointment​

You don’t need to make an appointment to receive treatment at an acute psychiatric admissions center.

How can th​e acute psychiatric admissions center help me?​​​

If you, or someone you know, are in a situation that you feel requires immediate psychiatric help, then the acute psychiatric admissions center can help.   This could be a situation such as:

  • Suicidal thoughts 
  • Sensing that one’s own life is out of control
  • Extreme anxiety
  • Withdrawal from drugs symptoms
  • Severe depression

The followin​​g are open round the clock:​

There are acute psychiatric admissions centers at Ballerup, Glostrup, Hvidovre, Nordsjælland and at the Copenhagen mental health services center. All of these are open 24 hours a day.

The followi​​ng are open from 08:00am - 10:00pm:​​

The acute psychiatric admissions centers at Amager and Frederiksberg are open between 08:00am - 10:00pm.

Conta​ct your nearest acute psychiatric admissions center​​

If you need psychiatric help, it is important that you go to the acute psychiatric admissions center that covers the area where you live.

What if the​​ patient is a friend or relative?​​

You can always accompany a friend or relative to the acute psychiatric admissions center. You can also contact the acute team or the psychiatric emergency response service via the out-of-hours medical services.

Addresses​​ and catchment areas

Childre​n and Young Peoples Mental Health Services Centre Glostrup​​​

Acute Admissions
Ndr. Ringvej 29-67
2600 Glostrup
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 06 71
Website: Acute Admissions  - Mental Health Services Centre Glostrup

How to get there

Open 24 hours a day

Catchment area: All municipalities in the Capital Region of Denmark.

The Mental He​alth Services Centre Amager​

Psychiatric emergency admissions PC1
Digevej 110
2300 Copenhagen S
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 16 50
Website: Acute A​dmissions - Mental Health Services Centre Amager

How to get there

Open between 08:00am and 10:00pm
Outside opening hours contact the acute psychiatric admissions center at the Mental Health Services Centre Hvidovre

Catchment area: Tårnby, Dragør municipalities and districts Amager Vest, Amager Øst in the City of Copenhagen.

Mental He​alth Services Centre Ballerup​​

Acute Admissions
Maglevænget 2
2750 Ballerup
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 50 03
Website: Acute Admissions - Mental Health Se​rvices Centre Ballerup

How to get there

Open 24 hours a day

Mental He​​alth Services Centre Frederiksberg ​​​​

Psychiatric acute admissions
Nordre Fasanvej 57
Hovedvejen entrance 27, ground floor
2000 Frederiksberg
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 37 36
Website: Acute Admissions  - Mental Health Services Centre Frederiksberg

How to get there

Open between 08:00am and 10:00pm
Outside opening hours please contact the Psychiatric acute admissions at Mental Health Services Centre Copenhagen.

Catchment area: City of Frederiksberg and a part of Vanløse in the City of Copenhagen.

Mental Healt​h Services Centre Glostrup​​

Psychiatric acute admissions
Ndr. Ringvej 69
Building B
2600 Glostrup
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 06 71
Website: Acute Admissions  - Mental He​alth Services Centre Glostrup

How to get there

Catchment area: Albertslund, Brøndby, Glostrup, Høje-Taastrup, Ishøj, Rødovre, Vallensbæk municipalities.

Open 24 hours a day

Mental Healt​​​h Services Centre Copenhagen​

Psychiatric acute admissions
Tuborgvej 235, building 51
2400 Copenhagen NV
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 73 60
Website: Acute Admissions - Mental Health Services Centre Copenhagen

How to get there

Catchment area: Districts Bispebjerg, Brønshøj/Husum, Inner city, Nørrebro, Østerbro, Christianshavn in the City of Copenhagen.

Open 24 hours a day

Mental He​​alth Services Centre Nordsjælland​

Psychiatric acute admissions 2622
Dyrehavevej 48
3400 Hillerød
Telephone no.: (+45) 38 64 32 00
Fax: (+45) 38 64 32 01
Website: Acute Admissions - Mental Health Services Centre Nordsjælland

How to get there

Catchment area: Fredensborg, Frederikssund, Gribskov, Halsnæs, Helsingør, Hillerød, Hørsholm municipalities and part of Furesø municipality.

Open 24 hours a day

Bornho​lm​

There is no acute psychiatric admissions center​ on Bornholm. However, you can be referred to the Mental Health Services Center Bornholm through the somatic acute admissions at Bornholm’s Hospital, the out-of-hours medical services or your own physician.

Mental Health Services Centre Bornholm
Helsevej 3
3700 Rønne​
Telephone no.: (+45) 56 90 96 20


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