Psychiatry Inpatient Unit - Brief Intervention Unit - Vancouver General Hospital

We respond to the needs of the adult psychiatric patient in crisis. The emphasis of our program is on crisis management, brief psychotherapy re-stabilisation, and seamless return to the community.

The interdisciplinary team discuss and make recommendations and treatment plans for every patient at rounds each morning.

Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre

803 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1N1
Phone: (604) 675-3740
Fax: (604) 675-3745

Hours of operation

7 days a week, 9 a.m - 9 p.m

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.

  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

 Download parking rates for VCH facilities


Age range: 19 and up