Interdisciplinary team provides assessment, crisis intervention, intensive care, pharmacotherapy, and triage for adult mental health clients. Unit has 20 acute care beds, including high secure, step-down secure, and general observation beds. Average length of stay is five days.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Visiting hours are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
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.