Collingwood General and Marine Hospital

Service: Outpatient Mental Health Services

Record #: CWD1632
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2023

Description

Description (Service) Outpatient Mental Health provides mental health care for individuals experiencing moderate to severe mental illness.

Provides out patient psychiatric consultation with diagnosis of acute mood or thought disorder and treatment of brain disease with coordinated case management.
Referral and support of the physician is indicated for this patient population due to the presence of medical illnesses and other complex needs of the individual.
The clinic provides:
  • connections with community services, support and education to caregivers providing and monitoring care for someone in their charge
  • intensive case management to solve problems or develop skills needed for long term psychiatric support required to sustain community function
  • homelessness program for clinic patients who meet eligibility requirements of illness, risk and need
  • support and education on a variety of mental health topics
  • psychiatric consultation for diagnostic clarification and treatment recommendation with physician referral
Mental Health Crisis Services are available 8 am-8 pm 7 days a week at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Emergency Department. Please present to the emergency department.

Mental Health Response Unit is a mobile crisis service working in partnership with the OPP to provide service in the community Monday to Thursday 8 am-6 pm. Call the OPP dispatch number at 310-1122 .

All appointments and services are arranged through the Collingwood office.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hospital support: Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 16 year(s) and up

Does not accept referrals where the primary concern relates to: Anger management, Chronic pain, Relationship counselling, Autism spectrum disorders, Developmental Delay, Substance Use Disorder or for patients who live outside of the South Georgian Bay area.
Application By appointment to facilitate the coordination of clinical information
Physician referrals required to complete work up package

Does not provide assessments for: legal, insurance, custody, Family Connexions (CAS), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Capacity assessments or forensic reasons.
Languages English; Other - Interpreters for different languages available upon request
Fees None - OHIP

Address and Location

Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
459 Hume St
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 1W9
Intersection Moberly St and Hume St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-444-6600
Fax 705-444-5131
Website https://cgmh.on.ca
Primary Contact Joan McLeod, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Jennifer Foote, Manager Mental Health Services and Spiritual Care
Mailing Address 459 Hume St 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 1W9

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