GRH is a key provider of acute health care services in Waterloo with new and expanded services designed to meet the rapidly growing community's health care needs. Grand River Hospital's Mental Health and Addiction Program is an integral part of the continuum of health care in the community, collaborating with community service providers as well as patients and families to provide client-centered care.
Grand River Hospital is home to a newly rebuilt, 3-division Adult General Inpatient Psychiatry unit. Within the hospital, psychiatry provides consultation-liaison services to other specialties as well as emergency psychiatry assessments. There are a variety of adult outpatient services including Psychogeriatrics, a Rapid Response Team, a Community Outreach Treatment Team and Crisis Services. Other outreach services coordinated through GRH include the Hazelglen Mental Health Outreach Program.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services are very strong within the Grand River Hospital. The Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit is a regional unit serving the Waterloo and Wellington regions. Recently expanded, it works together with both hospital-based outpatient services and community programs to support client recovery. GRH offers a wide range of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outpatient services including Preschool Diagnostic Services; the Child and Family Centre's multidisciplinary team, which provides assessment and ongoing treatment; the Young Adult Program alternative school; the Psychiatric Consultation Clinic and Crisis Services.