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Mental Health & Addiction Day Program


All appointments require referral from your physician or community partner.

​Contact Us

705-728-9090 Ext. 47210


Street: Gallie Court

Travelling on Georgian Drive you will pass Georgian College and TURN RIGHT onto the third entrance at Gallie Court.  After the stop sign, proceed FORWARD and TURN RIGHT into RVH's Main road entrance.

Parking: Main

Proceed FORWARD through RVH's Main road entrance. RVH's Main Parking lot can be found ON YOUR RIGHT.

Entrance: Main

Enter RVH's Main building entrance and FOLLOW the Blue Navigation Line to the Atrium (Orange) elevators.
N You will pass Café Royale on your right

Elevator: Atrium (Orange)

Take the Atrium (Orange) elevators to LEVEL 3.

Department: Child & Youth Mental Health Inpatient and Day Program

From the elevator TURN LEFT  walking through the double doors.
At the end of the hallway TURN LEFT. Proceed FORWARD, Child & Youth Mental Health Inpatient and Day Program is located at the END OF THE HALLWAY.

Operation Hours

Groups are scheduled Monday - Friday
9.00 a.m. - 3.15 p.m.


What We Do:

The Mental Health and Addiction Day Program includes intensive group therapy, brief transitional case management, auricular acupuncture, individual and family supportive counselling as needed.

The Mental Health and Addiction Day Program consists of groups offered at RVH Monday to Friday.

The Mental Health and Addiction Day Program serves as a step down from inpatient care as an alternative to hospital admission for clients presenting to the Emergency Department or referred by the community. Clients transition from the Mental Health and Addiction Day Program, when necessary, to traditional community services where they may continue to see a psychiatrist or clinician for a period of time. Care is managed by an inter-professional treatment team.

Individuals may attend the Mental Health and Addiction Day Program for up to 8 weeks. 

Each Client is assisgned a Primary Clinician who:

• Coordinates the client's Recovery Plan
Coordinates and conducts discharge planning
Conducts individual counselling when needed (limited)

Conducts family/social support counselling when needed

Individuals who would benefit from our services include those experiencing: 

  • • Symtomatology consistent with and acute major psychiatric disorder

  • • Negative consequences due to substance use problems

  • • Hospitalization within the last 12 months

  • • A concurrent disorder

  • • Acute mental health distress but not requiring the inpatient unit

Referral Process:

Physician and Nurse Practitioner referrals are required. Community referrals will be considered where the individual does not have a primary healthcare provider.

Fax completed referral form to 705-739-5631.

Referral form is attached: Mental Health Ambulatory Services Referral Form.

For more information contact us at:  705-728-9090 ext. 47210.