What we do
Psychiatric emergency services are available in any emergency department. The emergency department is staffed on a 24-hour basis. A health professional such as a doctor or nurse will assess all patients who present with mental health and addictions concerns. The department also has access, when the need arises, to 24-hour on-call coverage by a psychiatrist or psychiatric staff.
How to access this service
Go to the nearest emergency department. You do not need a referral.
- Registered nurses
- Emergency physicians
Where we are
Emergency departments are available throughout the Eastern Health region. Please find a list of emergency departments and their contact information on Eastern Health’s emergency services site.