Mental Health

Short-term hospitalization for people with mental illness is sometimes needed to figure out a diagnosis, to stabilize symptoms, or to provide relief for a person who is struggling with the challenges of mental illness.

The Inpatient Mental Health Unit at the Stratford General Hospital is a 15-bed unit for adults aged 16 and older.

Services on the unit include:

  • Assessment
  • Stabilization
  • Medication monitoring
  • Short-term treatment
  • Discharge planning
  • Referrals to appropriate supports in the community
Upon admission patients and their families will be provided with guides to the Inpatient Mental Health Unit. These guides provide information on the following topics:
  • Admissions Process
  • Groups
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Meal Schedules & Nutrition Breaks
  • Unit Passes
  • Visitors
  • Safety
  • Use of Hospital Facilities
  • Important phone numbers and key contacts
These guides are also available to be downloaded by clicking on the links below:
Location: Stratford General Hospital - East Building, Level 1

Contact Information: Tel: 519-272-8210 ext. 2479  Fax: 519-272-8226

If you need someone to talk to, are struggling with your mental health or addiction, or need to be connected to mental health services please call the Huron Perth Helpline and Crisis Response Team at 1-888-829-7484