Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Site: RVH - 201 Georgian Dr - Mental Health Suite, Emergency Department

Service: Crisis Intervention Services

Record #: BAR0144
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2022
Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2021

Record Details

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Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-728-9090 ext 47274
Toll Free Phone Mental Health Crisis Line 1-888-893-8333
After Hours Phone Mental Health Crisis Line (emergencies only from 11 pm-8 am) 705-728-5044
Fax 705-719-4932
Social Media Twitter
Located In Community Barrie
Address Royal Victoria Hospital
201 Georgian Dr, Mental Health Suite, Emergency Department
Barrie, ON L4M 6M2
Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St

Contact Information

Primary Contact Heather Cochrane, Manager; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 47211
Primary Executive Brian Irving, Manager - Addiction Services & RAAM Services; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 24311; Email:

Description & Services

Description (Service)

Crisis Services provide

  • prompt assessment, crisis intervention and appropriate referrals to individuals experiencing a psychosocial/psychiatric crises
  • short term individual counselling by appointment for those experiencing an emotional crisis related to a recent loss or major disruption in their personal or working lives

If visiting the hospital:

Hours Mon-Fri 7 am-11 pm, Sat-Sun and Holidays 10 am-10 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
  • Referral - physician, Mental Health Crisis Line
  • in the emergency department this service is accessed through the triage nurse
Languages English ; French and others may also be available depending on staff
Fees None - covered by OHIP

Other Details

Established 1987; expanded to emergency department of hospital Jan 1994
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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