|Record #: NIA3494
||Last Modified: 06 May 2013
||Last Full Update: 31 May 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls|
|Description||The hospital has available both in-patient and out-patient treatment for persons with psychiatric problems. The in-patient psychiatric unit has 26 beds used for patients requiring short-term treatment of an acute problem. An emergency psychiatric service is available 24 hours per day in conjunction with the hospital emergency room. |
ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC: Provides assessment, including that of the patient's family if indicated; diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in adults and their families. Treatment may include psychotherapy, counselling and medication.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC: Provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in children and their families.
GNGH DISCOVERY PROGRAM: An out-patient program providing mental health services to adults living in the community. Referrals may be self-referrals, from family, community agencies, and health care professionals. While specific treatment focus is individualized, guided group exercises are the primary tools of change.
COMMUNITY CRISIS CARE: A crisis program for individuals who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Provides initial assessment for the immediate problem then refers the individuals to the appropriate organizations in the community that can provide ongoing support or treatment if necessary.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 9 am-11 pm * Sat, Sun, Holidays 12 noon-4 pm * Community Crisis Care Mon-Fri 11am- 11 pm, Sat-Sun 1 pm - 11 pm|
|Eligibility||All persons with psychiatric problems.|
|Application||Self referral |
Community Crisis Care - for weekends, after hours and holidays contact Emergency Dept and crisis worker will be paged
|Fees||None ; None|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Intersection||North St and Portage Rd|
|Office Phone||905-378-4647 * Outpatient Dept 905-378-4647 ext 53803 * Inpatient Dept 905-378-4647 ext 53315 * Children's Mental Health 905-378-4647 ext 53803/53804 * Discovery Adult Community Mental Health Program: 905-378-4647 ext 54906 * Community Crisis Care 905-378-4647 ext 54919|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Print Material||Available upon request|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care|
|Subjects||Aftercare ; Case management ; Children ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Day programs ; Health assessments ; Mental health ; Outreach ; Psychiatric crises ; Psychiatric rehabilitation ; Youth|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Assessments ; Disorders ; Health ; Health services ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Patient care|