Service: Urgent Service Access Team
|Record #: NIA0661||Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018||Last Full Update: 16 Jan 2018|
|Primary Contact||Despina Tzemis, Program Manager; Phone: 905-688-2558 ext 252; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
145 Queenston St, Unit 100
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z9
|Intersection||Queenston St and Vine St S|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A regional resource that works with individuals who frequent the Emergency Department for mental health or addiction issues or experience opioid dependency issues on a short term basis. Ensures linkage and connection to primary health care, and ongoing mental health and social services.
The USAT team provides support through various points of service (e.g. NHS, WMS, Seque Clinics, and New Port Treatment Centre) as well as home visits.
A collaborative initiative of Quest Community Health Centre, Niagara Health System (NHS), Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Niagara and Community Addictions Services of Niagara (CASON).
|Hours||Mon-Fri 11:30 am-7:30 pm|
• Experience opioid dependency issues (current or within the last 12 months); and/or
• Frequent emergency room visits for mental health of addiction issues
|Application||Call to book an appointment|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - Various site locations throughout Niagara - call for information|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams|