Police and Crisis Team

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


Description
PACT (Police and Crisis Team) is a partnership between Alberta Health Services(AHS) and Calgary Police Service (CPS that responds to situations involving individuals experiencing a mental health, addictions, or psycho-social crisis.

PACT (Police and Crisis Team) offers mental health assessment, support, and / or consultation in crisis situations from AHS and CPS. Is able to arrange urgent psychiatry assessments and referrals as needed. The main goals are:

  • divert individuals who are in crisis with mental illness and addiction issues, from the justice system and hospital emergency departments
  • assess and stabilize individuals in crisis within the community
  • connect individuals with resources and supports

To contact this service, please phone through the Distress Centre and request Mental Health Crisis Triage.


Affiliation: Calgary Police Service
Key Provider: police officers, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Referrals are made through mental health crisis triage. Telephone Information Line
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
403-266-4357 (Distress Centre - request Mental Health Crisis Triage)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Last Verified On
February 7, 2024
Location
Calgary
Hours of Operation
Mon
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Tue
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Wed
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Thu
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Fri
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Sat
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM
Sun
07:00 AM to 03:00 AM