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The Royal

Site: Ottawa - 1145 Carling Ave

Service: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Youth Outpatient / Outreach Service - Youth Inpatient Unit - Youth Partial Hospitalization Unit, Youth Day Treatment Unit

Alternate Name OCR ; Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
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) Partial hospitalization unit provides day services for youth with serious psychiatric disorders who require intensive treatment in order to function in their community * unit has the ability to step-up or step-down interventions as necessary within an individual youth’s treatment plan 
Day Treatment and Rehabilitation Services: comprehensive assessment, clarification of a diagnosis, intensive treatment and psycho-social rehabilitation in a community high school setting in partnership with education for youth with severe and early onset major psychiatric disorders * supported by both a specialized mental health team and special education teachers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 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: 15 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Youth 15-18 years old and their families 
Youth seen in the Youth Program at The Royal present with a variety of psychiatric problems which are considered to be severe in nature and are exacerbated by an equally complete matrix of contextual issues. Initial diagnoses may include anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, post traumatic stress disorders as well as early onset schizophrenia. The youth typically displays a sense of hopelessness, suicidal ideation, low self esteem or psychotic symptoms.
Application Call Central Intake for CHEO and The Royal
Languages English
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Hospital Based Outpatient Services ~ Adolescents ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Psychiatric Day Treatment ~ Adolescents ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness
Waiting List Yes, length varies according to program.
Contact Information
Office Phone Central Intake 613-737-2496
Toll Free Phone 1-866-737-2496
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Dr Gail Beck, Clinical Director
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Christine Slepanki, Director of Patient Services, Youth Psychiatry Program; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6673
Other Details
Established 1961
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119129179 RR0001
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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