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<div class="ExternalClass87573025F76C49E288F6361BF9494AD2"><p>The outpatient Mood Disorders Centre, located in the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, focuses on depression and bipolar disorders. This service functions primarily as a consultation clinic, in which patients receive careful assessment, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations. <br></p><p>Visit the <a href="" target="_blank">Mood Disorders page</a> on the Centre for Brain Health website. <br></p><p>For more information on mental health services, visit <a href="">our mental health and substance use pages</a>. <br></p><h2>What services are provided by the Mood Disorders Centre?</h2><p>We have an active outpatient clinic (Mood Disorders Centre) that focuses on consultations – single-visit assessments and treatment recommendations – of adult patients.</p><p>Within the clinic, we have programs for seasonal depression (seasonal affective disorder), first episode mania, and treatment-resistant mood disorders. We follow a limited number of patients for brief management (typically 2-3 months), usually in clinical research protocols. The focus of expertise in the MDC is on medication management, psychotherapy, and neurostimulation treatments.</p><h2>Mood Disorders Research<br></h2>Visit the <a href="" target="_blank">Centre for Brain Health website</a> for information on research programs.<br></div>2215 Wesbrook Mall2nd Floor604-822-7922<div class="ExternalClass4471FC4F031146A4842B2DEBBBAE46FA"><p>Reception Hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. <br></p></div>604-822-7512V6T 1Z3BC<div class="ExternalClassD23AC50E9CDD46BDBC0C58A40C5D4556"><p></p><p>Nearby parking:</p><ul><li><p>Health Sciences Parkade: Located at 2250 Health Sciences Mall. The entrance to the parkade is on the South side of the structure (West of Health Sciences Mall, next to Patient Park and back of the UBC Hospital complex)</p></li><li><p>Hospital Lot: Located on the West side of Wesbrook Mall (2200 block) in front of the UBC Hospital.<br></p></li></ul><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1376" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />Download parking rates for VCH facilities</a><br></p></div>49.2646471,-123.2445701<div class="ExternalClass4B6D7D787F2F46BF918886FE575D6BE9"><p>Referrals are made by Family Physicians,psychiatrists, and other specialists.<br></p><p>Download the <a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1430" target="_blank">psychiatric outpatient referral form</a> (PDF).<a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1430" target="_blank"> </a></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6171251C84F94172B6002F1B1937384C"><p></p><p></p><p></p><ul><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Bipolar Wellness Centre</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">MoodFx, our Smartphone App for Depression</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Mood Disorders Association of BC</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Mood Disorders Society of Canada</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Seasonal Affective Disorders (SAD) Info Page</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">UBC Department of Psychiatry</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">Canadian Psychiatric Association</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">International Society for Bipolar Disorder</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" target="_blank">International Society for Affective Disorders</a></p></li></ul><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p></div><div class="ExternalClassC58EFF9C97F54AFE990B24D9B977A6B3"><p>​We provide consultation and assessments for adults with mood disorders, primarily within the Vancouver Coastal Health region (Vancouver, North Shore, Richmond, and the Sunshine Coast).</p></div>Please check in at the Mood Disorders clinic reception deskDjavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

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