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Description & Services
Alternate Name CAMH
Description The Early Psychosis Unit (EPU) is an 18-bed inpatient unit dedicated to the care, treatment and support of young people ages 16-29 who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. 
An inter-professional team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, a pharmacist, a recreation therapist and a dietician offer rapid access to inpatient care for clients from the Slaight Centre Early Intervention Service, as well as community referrals. The EPU assists individuals and their families with the initial period of recovery and adjustment. It offers primary nursing, assessment, diagnostic clarification and monitoring of symptoms, individual and family education, and individual and group interventions. Discharge planning begins at the time of admission and clients are referred to community services for further support as required.
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 45 year(s) 
Family doctor, child/general psychiatrist or pediatrician referral required
Application Individuals can be treated either as outpatients in the assessment clinic or inpatient unit; for intake call 416-535-8501 ext 6528
Fees None - Covered by OHIP
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
250 College St, 7th Flr
Toronto, ON M5T 1R8
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Intersection College St and Spadina Ave
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-535-8501 ext. 36234 (Schizophrenia Intake Coordinator) 
Early Psychosis Unit (EPU): 416-535-8501 ext. 36937
Fax 416-260-4197
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Subjects Assessments ; Crisis intervention ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Schizophrenia

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