Crisis Response Team

Alberta Health Services - North Zone


Description
The Crisis Response Team assist supporting the needs of Addiction and Mental Health patients that present to the Emergency Department through crisis stabilization, mental health assessment, referral and follow up as required.

The Crisis Response Team (CRT) is a multidisciplinary team of Registered Nurses and Mental Health Therapists that work in collaboration with on call Psychiatry in supporting the needs of Addiction and Mental Health patients that present to the Emergency Department through crisis stabilization, mental health assessment, referral and follow up as required.
Patients accessing this service are first seen by the triage team in the Emergency Department, then are referred to CRT if safe and appropriate to do so.


Key Provider: psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs), social workers
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Patients presenting to the Emergency Department requiring crisis Addiction and Mental Health supports.
Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals are received from the Emergency Department or other inpatient units as appropriate.

Emergency Department staff contact CRT directly.




Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times can vary, every best effort is made to be seen as soon as possible.


Telephone
780-791-6161 (Switchboard)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Documents Required

Referrals are received from the Emergency Department or other inpatient units as appropriate.

Emergency Department staff contact CRT directly.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 10, 2023
Address
7 Hospital Street
Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 1P2

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24 / 7 emergency department. The Fort McMurray Community Cancer Centre is located within this facility.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Tue
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wed
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Thu
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Fri
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Sat
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Sun
07:00 AM to 12:00 AM