General Psychiatry Clinic
A combined service between the Community Crisis Centre and Mental Health Outpatient Department that provides short-term psychiatric intervention for those who do not have a psychiatrist. The role of the clinic is to stabilize individuals that present to the Emergency Department with no immediate risk by providing a psychiatric appointment within 72 hours and discharge to a family doctor or community psychiatrist for follow-up within 12-16 weeks.
A referral from the Emergency Department is required for this service.
(519) 973-4411 ext. 32033
Families’ and Friends’ Role in Promoting Safety
Family members and friends play an important role in patient safety. Encouraging attendance of appointments, taking medications and asking to be involved in understanding and facilitating treatment plans is recommended among family members and friends. If family members and friends have serious concerns about a loved one’s safety and well-being please utilize emergency (911) or crisis hotline (519-973-4435) services or locations (nearest emergency room or crisis centre) as needed. You are always allowed to provide us with information however we may not be able to relay information/feedback to you directly. For any important messages the hospital contact information is provided on this website under the Contacts link. Thank you for your role in promoting safety.