Provides psychiatric treatment for individuals who present with acute psychiatric disorders and severe emotional problems, for which psychiatric in-patient treatment intervention is necessary.

Assists individuals in stabilizing and improving their mental, physical, functional and social abilities. The program offers coordinated and integrated services that include: assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning, with referrals for continuing community mental health after care.



Generally referred by the emergency department staff, or as an inpatient from another department within the acute care site.