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CHEO - Mental Health - Psychiatric Inpatient Services

Record #: 68969418 |  Last Full Update: 1 Nov 2023

Description and Services
Description (Service) Specialize inpatient unit offering
  • psychiatric medical services
  • therapy
  • family-centered care
  • crisis stabilization
  • linkage to ongoing services to meet the needs of children or youth and their family.
Most inpatient stays are either:
  • 24 to 48 hours, for those who need short-term support to resolve a crisis; or
  • a few days or more, for those whose mental health difficulties need to be assessed and diagnosed, and treatments recommended.

Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Children and youth 17 years and under with mental health issues
Languages English, French
Application Children can be admitted to the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit through CHEO's Emergency Department and mental health services or through a referral from a physician.
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Frontenac County, Hastings County, Lanark County, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Lennox and Addington County, Ottawa, Prescott and Russell United Counties, Prince Edward County, Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties, Algoma District, Cochrane District, Kenora District, Nipissing District, Parry Sound District, Sudbury District, Timiskaming District, Thunder Bay District, Manitoulin District, Muskoka District, Rainy River District

401 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-737-7600
Crisis 613-737-2328
Fax 613-738-4202
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