Add to clipboard
 |  Share  |  Email  |  Print     Updated February 2, 2018
Suggest an Update
Organization: Ottawa Hospital (The) - Psychiatric Emergency Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-798-5555
Toll-Free: 1-866-996-0991
Crisis: Mental Health Crisis Line 613-722-6914
The Ottawa Hospital
1053 Carling Ave, Box 400
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4E9
Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Description: Specialized service for individuals suffering from a psychiatric illness and who are in crisis * located within the Emergency Department at each of the Civic and General campuses of The Ottawa Hospital * team composed of nurses, social workers, residents, staff psychiatrists and other mental health professionals.

Services: psychiatric assessments * expedites the care of psychiatric patients in the emergency department * ensures a liaison between inpatient psychiatric services, the emergency department and appropriate community resources * avoids unnecessary admissions to inpatient psychiatry by using available and appropriate community resources * provides an educational service to community clinics, mental health clinics, consumer groups and the health care team at the Ottawa Hospital

Fees: Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan
Application: Referrals accepted from Ottawa Hospital emergency room physicians * direct referrals from other physicians may be accepted, in certain circumstances; these physicians must contact the emergency room psychiatrist on-call to determine if a patient will be accepted
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals 16 years and older having a psychiatric emergency, but otherwise medically stable, requiring assessment by psychiatry staff
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Eastern Ontario  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Emergency Departments
Mental Health Hospital Programs

This information was last completely updated on February 2, 2018

Suggest an Update

© 2018, Community Information Centre of Ottawa

For additional resources including respite/personal care program for Seniors and Adults with Physical Disabilities, Lung Health, Stroke and Desktop Resource Guides click Here or visit Health Resources.


Lung Health

Long Term Care Homes Virtual Video Tours

Exercise Classes

Falls Prevention

Dementia Resources