The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance Mental Health Program is experiencing an acute shortage of psychiatrists and we are striving to improve access and efficiency of care in the department while more psychiatrists are recruited.
Urgent referrals should be made by calling the Huron Perth Helpline and Crisis Response team at 1-888-829-7484
- Wait-time to access a non-urgent outpatient psychiatric consultation for individuals 18 years and older is currently estimated to be more than 12 months.
- Physician referral is required for consultation in psychiatry.
- Referrals for non-urgent access to mental health services should be made by using the form below.
- Referred individuals will initially meet with an intake worker to determine their needs and will be referred to the appropriate mental health resources and/or psychiatric consultation, if needed.
Click here for the referral form for non-urgent access to mental health services.
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