Service: Mental Health Services - OPP Mental Health Response Unit
|Record #: WIN1927||Last Modified: 03 May 2017||Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2016|
|Office Phone||Essex 519-723-4600
|Toll Free Phone||591-973-4435|
|After Hours Phone||519-973-4435|
|Text Phone||OPP: 9-1-1 (see description for details)|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||OPP Mental Health Response Unit (MHRU) * ESSEX COUNTY
The OPP MHRU is a collaborative program put forth by the Ontario Provincial Police and the Community Crisis Centre at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare to address the gap in the continuum of existing crisis services.
* Program was formed to provide an integrated community based response to the target population;
* vulnerable individuals who have a mental health related illness and /or a substance abuse problem who are in severe distres and often lack supports in the community
* the goal of the program is to divert these target groups from the criminal justice system and /or the hospital emergency department whenever possible by facilitating access to community services and supports.
If you know anyone who could benefit from an OPP MHRU assessment/intevention please Email the information or leave a Phone Message
Text with 9-1-1 Service
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is now pleased to offer Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) service to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.
What is T9-1-1?
T9-1-1 is a new service that enables individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) to communicate with 9-1-1 operators via text message (SMS) during an emergency.
How does T9-1-1 work?
* Register your cell phone for T9-1-1 with your wireless carrier. A list of carriers is available at http://textwith911.ca/wirelessservice-providers
* In an emergency, dial 9-1-1 as if making a voice call. Do not send a text message directly.
* Communicate with the 9-1-1 operator via text message and provide all relevant information, including your name, location and the emergency assistance required.
Will T9-1-1 work everywhere in Ontario?
* T9-1-1 service is only offered by some emergency services in Ontario, but the list is expected to grow. Visit http://textwith911.ca/service-availability to find out if T9-1-1 is available in your area.
Where can I find more information?
A range of useful information is available online at http://textwith911.ca
|Hours||Administration MHRU: Mon-Fri, 8 am-6 pm (24 Hrs Service) * Not available on weekends|
|Areas Served||Essex County - Does not Service the Windsor Area|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
* Adults with psychiatric illness or mental health problems
* referrals by community agencies, caregivers, and self referrals
* anyone who could benefit from an OPP MHRU assessment/intevention please Email the information or leave a Phone Message
|Application||* contact by email or Phone|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Other languages - via translator|
|Fees||Service - Covered by OHIP|
|Primary Executive||Robert Moroz, Integrated Director Outpatient and Community Services Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare/Canadian Mental, Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare/Canadian Mental Health Association; Phone: (Business) 519-257-5111 ext 73591|
|Alternate Executive||Dike Onuoha, Manager MentalHealth Serivces; Phone: (Business) 519-973-4411 ext 32033|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Donations ; Fees|
|Located In Community||Windsor|
|Address & Map||
1030 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1E1
|Intersection||Ouellette Ave and Erie St|
|Bus Routes||Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Automatic entrance, Washroom and Elevator|