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Regional Mental Health

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Regional Mental Health

A range of Mental Health Services (MHS) are offered by Peterborough Regional Health Centre and supported by the Central East Local Health Integration Network (CE LHIN). MHS provides regional leadership and expertise in conjunction with community partners in the assessment, stabilization and treatment of individuals and their families with serious mental health and addiction concerns.

MHS is made up of seven multidisciplinary clinical programs that are both integrated and coordinated in providing specialized services:

Services are also provided through the use of televideo in partnership with Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).

MHS emphasizes sound clinical treatment with therapeutic interventions to optimize overall level of mental health functioning.

Overview
PRHC is a designated "Schedule 1" facility. It provides a regional service of comprehensive mental health care, including short-term acute inpatient care to voluntary and non-voluntary patients/individuals and a range of outpatient, consultative and educational services to residents of the "Four Counties": City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Peterborough.

Mental Health Services (MHS) provides the leadership and expertise in caring for those individuals and their families with serious mental health concerns, including assessment, stabilization and treatment. Our goals are to decrease suffering and increase adaptive community living.

We provide integrated and coordinated services in the least intrusive way to meet the needs of our clients and their families.

Mental Health Services:

  • provides care that recognizes that an individual's mental health needs are best met through a holistic approach
  • emphasizes sound clinical treatment with therapeutic interventions to optimize overall level of mental health functioning.
  • provides access to consultation by psychiatrists when appropriate
  • is made up of five multidisciplinary clinical teams that provide specialized yet collaborative services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a psychiatric crisis, click here.

Our Partners

MHS staff members work in collaboration with other service providers and our community partners:

There are no fees to attend our Service for people with a current OHIP card. You are asked to bring your OHIP card with you to every appointment.

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