Mood Disorders Inpatient Program

Type of Service


Program Description

At the Mood Disorders Inpatient Program, our mission is to offer the best possible treatments, those proven by research, for people who have a refractory mood disorder and require hospitalization. We also aim to enhance the relationship between academic health care and clinical practice by being recognized as leaders in research and education. The inpatient program is a 24-bed program that provides clinical care and treatment and prepares patients for their return to the community. The inpatient program optimizes a variety of proven treatment strategies with aim of controlling the symptoms of a mood disorder, as well as supporting the recovery and rehabilitation of the person. Along with pharmacotherapy, several group therapies are offered including stress management, cognitive behaviours therapy (CBT) and activities of daily living. Education and support concerning the illness are provided to patients and their families. Model of service is Primary Care Nursing using Recovery.

Access Information

All referrals to Inpatient services (excluding Forensics) at the West Fifth Campus require completion of the Central Access: Checklist for Specialized Mental Health needs. The checklist helps in determining the client's tertiary mental health care needs. Coordinated access can be contacted at 905-388-2511 ext. 36649.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-522-1155 ext. 35524

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment LHINs: (Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0000-2400
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