Psychiatric Emergency Program - Lions Gate Hospital

The Psychiatric Emergency Program provides the residents of the North Shore and surrounding areas with access to prompt psychiatric assessments through the Emergency Department at Lions Gate Hospital. 

The program also expedites the care and appropriate triaging of psychiatric patients in the Emergency Department. Additionally it provides a nursing liaison among the Inpatient Psychiatric Services, the Emergency Department and the appropriate community resources.

The Psychiatric Emergency Program acts as Admission Co-ordinator to Magnolia House as designated and on weekends.

Lions Gate Hospital

231 East 15th Street
North Vancouver, BC
V7L 2L7
Phone: (604) 988-3131
Fax: (604) 984-3817

Hours of operation

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The emergency physician oversees all admissions to the Emergency Department. The on-call psychiatrist is available by pager for consults.

Parking & transportation

Pay parking is available in the hospital parkade.