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Programs & Services

Addiction and Mental Health - Day Hospital

Day Hospital provides treatment and acute care stabilization for acutely ill patients who require psychiatric treatment, but do not require overnight care in a medical hospital setting.

The Day Hospital at AHE is short-term, goal-oriented stabilization for patient experiencing acute mental health/psychiatric symptoms. The length of stay at Day Hospital varies, up to a three-week admission. The Day Hospital is designed to facilitate the development of coping skills and enhance individual capacity to manage current and future mental health / psychiatric difficulties. Other services include rTMS and linkages to concurrent services and other resources across the Edmonton Zone. Patients will work with an interdisciplinary team – including a psychiatrist – while attending structured psychoeducational group programs.

Provides treatment and acute care stabilization, may include:

  • medication initiation or review
  • psycho educational group opportunities
  • individualized treatment plans

Contact Details

Alberta Hospital Edmonton

Location Info
12 Building Main Floor
17480 Fort Road
Edmonton, Alberta
T5Y 6A8
Getting There

Parking and public transportation

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Free parking available outside of building 12. Transport available to patients from 4 areas of City.

Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, dieticians, mental health therapists (MHTs), occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers

18yrs and older. Voluntary admission. Commitment to attendance. Secure housing established.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Referral must come from a Physician. Connect Care live sites must refer via Connect Care and non CC sites use Fax referral. Form can be obtained by calling Day Hospital.

Wait Times

currently 1-3 week wait

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Day Hospital, Day Hospital - Addiction and Mental Health
Addiction & Mental Health - Day Hospital, Day Hospital - Addiction & Mental Health, Edmonton Zone Day Hospital