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General Psychiatry

The General Psychiatry and Addiction Service is an extensive array of programs ranging from the assessment and treatment of acute psychiatric illness through short-term outpatient services. In addition, a number of focused programs for specific populations such as emergency psychiatry, medical psychiatry, eating disorders, addiction and others are provided (as detailed below).  Individuals accessing services may present with an acute episode from among a broad spectrum of psychiatric illness including: Mood Disorder, Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Severe Adjustment Disorder and Personality Disorder. Many patients also have co-morbid developmental disability, addiction and/or concurrent disorders and medical conditions. The application of best practices and emerging practices for comprehensive assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and discharge planning are components of the service spectrum.

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