Mental Health Crisis Intervention

Type of Service

Crisis Intervention

Program Description

The Crisis Intervention Team provides assessment and therapeutic intervention to those who are in an acute state of crisis due to severe and persistent Mental Illness, Mental Health problems, Addiction issues and/or severe Psychosocial Stressors. Families or significant others are included in the intervention, where indicated. The Crisis Intervention Team collaborates with the emergency team, psychiatrists, allied health professionals, and Community Partners to develop and implement the most appropriate intervention strategies.

Access Information

The Crisis Team is accessed through the Emergency Department. Patients are first triaged in the Emergency Department to rule out potential non-psychiatric causes of symptoms as well as to ensure medical stability.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note No smoking on hospital property.


English Interpretation Services


Emergency Room Hours

Monday 0000-2400
Tuesday 0000-2400
Wednesday 0000-2400
Thursday 0000-2400
Friday 0000-2400
Saturday 0000-2400
Sunday 0000-2400