Record #: BAR0150
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2023
Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2021


Description (Service) Goals of program are to increase patients' sense of control over illness and prevent hospitalization
  • provides medication, symptom monitoring, wellness promotion, community service awareness, education and psychosocial support for patients who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder who have demonstrated inadequate response treatment and/or have intolerable side effects, and need to be stabilized on new or current medications
  • patients will be transitioned back to the care of family physician (GP) or former psychiatrist after approximately 6 months of education and monitoring
If visiting the hospital:

Service Details

Hours Mon-Sat 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
  • Youth, Adults 16yrs and up
  • formal diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective illness
  • must have family physician (GP) in Simcoe County
Application Referral - medical, psychiatrist
Languages English
Fees None - covered by OHIP

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre; 201 Georgian Dr
3rd Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 6M2
Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-728-9090 Ext 47210 ; Patient Inquiry and General Information: 705-728-9802, Automated Attendant: 705-728-9090
TTY Phone 705-739-5618
Fax 705-739-5631
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Primary Contact Laurin Frith, Manager; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 47269
Mailing Address Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre 
201 Georgian Dr 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6M2

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