Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Unit
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Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Units (PIU)

Located in Prince George (University Hospital of Northern British Columbia), Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek and District Hospital), and Terrace (Mills Memorial Hospital)

Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Units are located in Prince George (University Hospital of Northern British Columbia), Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek and District Hospital), and Terrace (Mills Memorial Hospital) and are designated psychiatric facilities which are able to provide care to people certified under the Provincial Mental Health Act. The units offer a multidisciplinary approach to care, and liaise with community services to ensure continuity of care when patients are discharged to the community.

The Unit in Quesnel (GR Baker Hospital), known as QUESST, offers short term assessment and stabilization for people who do not require a designated facility but need a more intensive service than can be offered in a community setting.

Details:

  • Regional programs
  • Prince George: 24 beds
  • Dawson Creek: 15 beds
  • Terrace: 10 beds
  • Quesnel:  5 beds (plus one observation room)
  • Age group: 19 years and up (will admit youth if necessary)
  • Services the NH Region, resources to outlines areas
  • Provides crisis stabilization, assessment, consultation and brief treatment and discharge planning
  • Group work focused on Psycho-Social Rehab model
  • Provides services for all psychiatric diagnosis including concurrent with Addictions
  • Provides the gateway for Provincial Tertiary Services
  • Admission: via emergency dept, Mental Health and Addiction community services or Physicians 
     

This Program Is Offered In The Following Communities: