Psychiatric Emergency Services

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


Description
Provides crisis intervention and psychiatric assessment to patients within the emergency department referred by an emergency room physician. Also provides mental health assessments and recommendations to the physician.

Services provided to clients and families by Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) may also include:

  • supporting admission to a psychiatry unit based on the needs of the individual
  • referral for short-term outreach support for discharged clients with a focus on crisis stabilitzation, safety planning and navigation to appropriate servicers

Key Provider: psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs)
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-943-4555 (Switchboard)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - On major bus route and lifts on site.
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 6, 2023
Address
Peter Lougheed Centre; 3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 6J4

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Tue
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Wed
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Thu
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Fri
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Sat
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Sun
07:00 AM to 02:00 AM