Greater Niagara General Site, Mental Health Services
|Address & Map|
5546 Portage Rd
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X2
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|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|
|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|
|Service Categories||General Acute Care Hospitals ; Hospital Based Outpatient Services ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ; Psychiatric Case Management|
|See Also Terms||Case/Care Management ; Clubhouse Model Psychiatric Rehabilitation ; Drop In Centres ; Medical Social Work|
|Subjects||Aftercare ; Case management ; Children ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Day programs ; Health assessments ; Mental health ; Outreach ; Psychiatric crises ; Psychiatric rehabilitation ; Youth|