Guelph and Wellington County residents in crisis, facing suicidal behaviour or severe disruption of self-care related to a mood or thought disorder, can find help at the Emergency Mental Health Services of Guelph General Hospital. The EMHAS team provides assessments and facilitates Homewood’s Trillium Acute Care Program admissions.
The Trillium program assesses and stabilizes patients exhibiting life-threatening or self-injurious behaviour related to mental illnesses or disorders and provides patients with a safe and secure environment, pharmacological and other interventions such as resource education, and coping skill development.
For more information on the Trillium Acute Care Program, please contact the Senior Nurse Manager at 519-824-1010 ext. 32768, or the Manager, Clinical Operations and Programs at ext. 32275.
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Every patient experience is unique, but program components may include the following:
At Homewood Health we recognize that family and/or friends are an important part of a patient’s social support system, and family/friend involvement is determined based on the patient’s individual needs.
If you feel that someone’s mental health issue or substance use is impacting their ability to function well, there are ways to initiate the conversation and show that you care.
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