Tara Hospital: Compassionate Mental Wellness and Recovery Support

Tara Hospital: Compassionate Mental Wellness and Recovery Support

Tara Hospital Stands as one of Gauteng Province’s three specialized psychiatric hospitals

With its array of specialized inpatient and outpatient services, this public sector hospital provides tertiary and quaternary level care to those with serious mental illness. Tara Hospital represents a healing nexus, offering unique services unparalleled in other provinces.

With 141 approved beds across nine wards, inclusive of four seclusion beds, Tara Hospital is both a provincial blessing and a national gem. Known for its comprehensive mental wellness support, Tara’s Eating Disorders & Adolescent Unit with 24 beds is a reflection of the hospital’s dedication to specialized care, accommodating patients with dedicated programs that range from pharmacotherapy to CBT-E psychotherapy.

Unveiling Tara’s Specialized Services –

The hospital champions mental health care for young patients

Providing medium-term inpatient care for adolescents and specialized outpatient clinics to support their ongoing recovery journey. Each treatment program weaves a fabric of interdisciplinary care, ensuring patients receive support tailored to their exact needs. At Tara Hospital, mental health recovery is a collaborative, comprehensive endeavor, enhanced by the close involvement of patients’ families and caregivers. With Tara, patients and their loved ones can rest assured that serious medical and physical concerns are evaluated with sensitivity and expertise, securing the best pathway for healing.

Embark on a journey to mental wellness with Tara Hospital

Where dedicated staff, exceptional programs, and compassionate care converge to create a sanctuary for recovery.

Supporting Recovery Every Step of the Way

General enquiries: Tel: +27 (0)11 717 1000

Admission enquiries: +27 (0)11 717 1888

Lufuno Neuropsychiatry Centre: 011 535 3210

Out Patient Services: (011)535-3067

Child Ward: 011 535 3110
Child Outpatient Clinic: 011 535 3110


1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein 2000, Johannesburg, South Africa



Operational times:

8am- 3:30pm, excluding weekends and public holidays
Fax Specific Referral forms to: 011 535 3117

*(Note: MyRehab Helper is not officially affiliated with Tara Hospital, but we duly recognize it as an esteemed resource in the mental wellness community.)