Outpatient Treatment for Mental Health

Urgent and Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment

Short Term Assessment and Treatment programs provide specific therapy to deal with acute mental health issues. Clients are assessed by a clinician and may receive brief problem focused one-to-one or group therapy and/or psychiatric consultation. If appropriate, individuals may be referred on to other services.

Urgent Short Term Assessment and Treatment (USTAT) Victoria

Urgent Short Term Assessment and Treatment (USTAT) provides short-term individual psychotherapy for patients in crisis, at risk, or in severe distress.  With this service, clients are assigned to a primary therapist who does an initial assessment and establishes treatment goals.  A team of psychiatrists is available as needed for consultation and follow up.   

1250 Quadra St.
Victoria, BC  V8W 2K7
Phone:  250.519-3544
Fax:  250.519.3545

Access to USTAT Victoria is via a primary care provider referral faxed to Intake.

Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT)

The Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT) team provides short term services to adults with serious mental health conditions.  Staff members are educated in both mental health and substance use issues.  Attendance is voluntary.  A therapist works with individuals to help them achieve their mental health goals.

Services Provided:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group psycho-education
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Community resource information
  • Connecting individuals to other appropriate services

Campbell River
207-1040 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC V9W 2C6
Phone: 250-850-2620
Fax: 250-850-2464 

941C England Avenue
Courtenay, BC V9N 2N7
Phone: 250-331-8524
Fax: 250-331-8525 

3088 Gibbins Road
Duncan, BC V9L 1E8
Phone: 250.709.3040
Fax: 250.709.3045

3151 Barons Road
Nanaimo, BC
Phone:  250.739.5880
Fax:  250.739.5879

Port Alberni
4780 Roger Street
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 3Z2
Phone: 250.731.1311
Fax: 250.731.1312

Port Hardy
Port Hardy Mental Health and Substance Use Services
7070 Shorncliffe Avenue
Box 1290
Port Hardy, BC   
V0N 2P0
Phone:  250.902.6051
Fax:  250.902.6052

Port McNeill
Port McNeill Mental Health and Substance Use Services
2750 Kingcome Place
Box 548
Port McNeill, BC   
V0N 2R0
Phone:  250.956.4461
Fax:  250.956-6813

Salt Spring Island
102 – 321 Lower Ganges Road (Also the 3rd floor)
Ganges BC  V8K 2V4
Phone: 250-538-4849
Fax: 250-538-4816

272 Main Street, PO Box 277
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
Phone: 250.726.1282
Fax: 250.726.2681

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