Ottawa Hospital (The)

Site: Ottawa - No Physical Address

Service: Psychiatric Emergency Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-798-5555
Toll Free Phone 1-866-996-0991
Crisis Phone Mental Health Crisis Line 613-722-6914
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address Box 400 
The Ottawa Hospital 
1053 Carling Ave 
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Service) Specialized service for individuals suffering from a psychiatric illness and who are in crisis * located within the Emergency Department at each of the Civic and General campuses of The Ottawa Hospital * team composed of nurses, social workers, residents, staff psychiatrists and other mental health professionals 
Services: psychiatric assessments * expedites the care of psychiatric patients in the emergency department * ensures a liaison between inpatient psychiatric services, the emergency department and appropriate community resources * avoids unnecessary admissions to inpatient psychiatry by using available and appropriate community resources * provides an educational service to community clinics, mental health clinics, consumer groups and the health care team at the Ottawa Hospital
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 years and older having a psychiatric emergency, but otherwise medically stable, requiring assessment by psychiatry staff
Application Referrals accepted from Ottawa Hospital emergency room physicians * direct referrals from other physicians may be accepted, in certain circumstances; these physicians must contact the emergency room psychiatrist on-call to determine if a patient will be accepted
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established Amalgamation of 3 hospitals in 1998; Program: 2000
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 86904 2747 RR0001
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Date Updated 11 Mar 2019
Service Categories In Person Crisis Intervention ; Mental Health Evaluation ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Emergency Room Care

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