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The Royal

Site: Ottawa - 1145 Carling Ave

Service: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Schizophrenia Program

Alternate Name ACTT ; Assertive Community Treatment Team ; OCR ; Royal Ottawa Health Care Group ; Step Down
Former Name Royal Ottawa Hospital (2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
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Intersection Merivale Rd and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Utilizes a bio-psychosocial approach to assessment and treatment 
* Inpatient bed unit 
* Outpatient service: Young Adult Service targeted to those within the first five years of a diagnosed psychotic illness, providing consultation * assessment * treatment * rehabilitation * community reintegration support 
* Transitional Day Hospital: Intensive, individualized and goal-oriented program including education, and a social and recreational group post-discharge 
* Ongoing support through the Royal Assertive Community Treatment Team and the Step Down Program 
* Case Management Services (partnership with Mental Health Community Support Services) 
* Education and Research Unit studying initiatives in the areas of psycho-pharmacology, psychosocial influences, neurocognition and family history
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Adults 16 years and older who are living with schizophrenia
Application A physician referral is needed for acceptance into the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre's Schizophrenia Program * referral to the Royal Assertive Community Treatment Team is through the Central Intake Officer at 613-722-6521 ext 7325
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Assertive Community Treatment ~ Schizophrenia ; Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Schizophrenia ; Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; Early Intervention for Mental Illness ~ Young Adults ~ Schizophrenia ; Psychiatric Case Management ~ Schizophrenia ; Psychiatric Inpatient Units ~ Schizophrenia ; Psychiatric Rehabilitation ~ Schizophrenia ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Schizophrenia
Waiting List Yes, varies from 30 to 45 days
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-6521
Crisis Phone 613-722-6521 ext 6502
Fax 613-798-2973
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Dr Attwood, Clinical Director
Alternate Contact Karen Daley, Director of Patient Care; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6141
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6389
Other Details
Established 1961
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119129179 RR0001
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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