Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Adult - Acute

Mandate:

The Adult Division (acute) provides acute adult psychiatric services for Kingston and the Southeastern Ontario region.  The purpose of the division is to provide excellence in acute clinical psychiatric services, medical education and academic development grounded in a collaborative care model.

Overview:

The acute care services of the Adult Division of Psychiatry is perhaps the hub of mental health services for Kingston and the surrounding region, interacting and liaising closely with all other components of the mental health services.  In 2011, the acute care services of the Adult Division were comprised of 4 main programs: emergency psychiatry, acute inpatient services, consultation/liaison psychiatry and acute outpatient services.

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