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What Should I Expect When...


Appointments with clinicians or admission to an intensive service can be scary. These service descriptions will give you a sense of what to expect when you get treatment at the IWK Mental Health and Addictions program.

What to expect on the Acute Inpatient Unit (The Garron Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health at the IWK).

What can I expect when I have an appointment at a Community Mental Health and Addictions clinic?

What happens if I call the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team?

What should I expect when transitioning to adult mental health and addictions services?
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