Contact:

Denise Forsyth
Program Manager, Schedule 1, Psychiatry
PH: 807 468-9861 Ext: 2413

Description:

The Schedule 1 Program (psychiatry), officially designated in 1987, provides inpatient care, outpatient service,  24 hour 365 day per year emergency services and psychiatric consultation, education and outreach  to the District of Kenora/Rainy River. The Program operates under the Mental Health Act legislation. The acute care adult inpatient unit provides short-term inpatient assessment, stabilization, diagnosis, treatment, education and discharge planning to individuals age 16 and up. The Program uses a multidisciplinary team approach to provide individualized, client centered care to persons with mental health problems of varying degrees of acuity and severity which affects functional performance on the short or long term basis.  Access to our program and services is through referral from a primary care physician. Physicians can contact us at 807 468 9861 #262 or by fax at 807 468 1428.