Psychiatric emergency units provide a brief stay for the assessment, stabilization and treatment for people experiencing a psychiatric/mental health crisis.
Provide specialized mental health and addictions services in an environment that supports a patient and family centered approach. Services vary per location and may include:
- crisis intervention,
- discharge planning,
- case consultation,
- substance use services, and
- referrals to community resources or home-based treatment, as appropriate.
Lions Gate Hospital (LGH)231 East 15th Street North Vancouver
Richmond Hospital (RH)7000 Westminster Highway Richmond