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.
Visit the Mood Disorders page on the Centre for Brain Health website.
For more information on mental health services, visit our mental health and substance use pages.
We have an active outpatient clinic (Mood Disorders Centre) that focuses on consultations ? single-visit assessments and treatment recommendations ? of adult patients.
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.
Reception Hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m.
Referrals are made by Family Physicians,psychiatrists, and other specialists.
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)
Hospital Lot: Located on the West side of Wesbrook Mall (2200 block) in front of the UBC Hospital.
?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).