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Organization: Ottawa Hospital (The) - Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team  
Crisis: Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region only 613-722-6914 * toll free 1-866-996-0991
Fax: 613-241-7710
PO Box 35102
Ottawa, ON
K1Z 1A2
Hours: Mental Health Crisis Line Mon-Sun 9 am-9 pm
Service Description: Community program under the Ottawa Hospital Mental Health Program. * Responds to calls from individuals, family members, and professionals in the community, providing support for mental health crises through assessment, short-term intervention, links to community supports, and liaison with other health and social service providers. * Assistance and support is given over the telephone as well as in an individuals’ own home environment.
  • Community Crisis Bed Program: Voluntary, community-based alternative for people experiencing mental health crises who do not require inpatient hospitalization, but who would benefit from access to temporary accommodation in a supportive environment. * Provides individuals with an opportunity to initiate steps to resolve their crisis through problem solving, symptom stabilization, and links to community supports. The target length of stay is five days.
  • Serious mental health problems could include suicidal ideation, situational crises, psychosis, and severe depression or anxiety, not needing immediate medical attention.

Fees: None
Application: Call the Champlain District Mental Health Crisis Line at 613-722-6914
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals 16 years and older living in the Ottawa area
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Mental Health Hospital Programs

This information was last completely updated on January 17, 2018

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