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Need help immediately?

If there is an urgent safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or go to emergency at your nearest hospital.

Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

KUU-US Crisis Support Line (BC Wide Indigenous Toll Free Crisis and Support Line): 1-800-588-8717

Psychiatric inpatient services provide assessment and treatment to adults who require acute 24-hour management in a hospital setting.

How to access

  • Hospital admissions

    ​Hospital admissions can be accessed in a number of ways and require a psychiatric assessment.

    If you feel you require this level of service, reach out to your mental health team, crisis lines or go to your closest emergency department (ED).

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Locations

Segal Inpatient Units

Psychiatric Assessment Unit (PAU)

Psychiatric Emergency Assessment & Triage (PEAT)

Psychiatry Consultation Clinic

Segal Inpatient Units

Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre - Mental Health & Substance Use Inpatient
Level 5 to 8 - 803 West 12th Ave. 

75 beds focused on clients who require longer-term, intensive treatment to return to their community. The length of stay is approximately five to 12 days. 

  • Brief Intervention Unit – Segal 5th floor, call (604) 675-3740
  • Mood Disorders – Segal 6th floor, call (604) 675-3750
  • Inpatient Psychiatry – Segal 7th floor, call (604) 675-3760
  • Inpatient Psychiatry & Concurrent Disorders – Segal 8th floor, call (604) 675-3770

Psychiatric Assessment Unit (PAU)

Jim Pattison Pavilion building
910 West 10th Ave, Vancouver

14-bed short stay unit focused on clients who require short term, intensive treatment to return to their community. The length of stay is approximately three days. 

Psychiatric Emergency Assessment & Triage (PEAT)

Jim Pattison Pavilion building
910 West 10th Ave, Vancouver

A co-managed space in the VGH Emergency Department (ED) for assessing and triaging ED patients who present with mental health and substance use conditions.

Psychiatry Consultation Clinic

Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
Level 8 - 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver

The Psychiatry Consultation Clinic services the needs of the inpatient units in Medical/Surgical wards. The Physicians will request a consultation from our program to determine whether the admitted patient is currently dealing with a mental health problem.

A referral through the attending physician is required. The clinic is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Phone: (604) 875-4809
Fax: (604) 875-5652

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) offers specialized health-care services to residents in Vancouver and across the province through regional programs. We provide a full range of basic and highly specialized emergency health-care and trauma services to British Columbia.

Psychiatric Inpatient Services

Psychiatric inpatient services provide assessment and treatment to adults who require acute 24-hour management in a hospital setting.