The Early Psychosis Unit (EPU) is an 18-bed inpatient unit dedicated to the care, treatment and support of young people who
are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. An interprofessional team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, a pharmacist,
a recreation therapist, and a dietician offer rapid access to inpatient care for clients from the First Episode Psychosis
Clinic, First Assessment Clinical Team – Peel and the Home Intervention Program as well as community referrals. The EPU unit
assists individuals and their families with the initial period of recovery and adjustment. It offers primary nursing, assessment
and monitoring of symptoms, individual and family education, and individual and group interventions.
Referral Required: Yes, family doctor or psychiatrist. See related links box for referral form.
Contact: (416) 535-8501, extension 36234 (Schizophrenia Intake Coordinator)
Contact: Fax: (416) 260-4197
Contact: Early Psychosis Unit (EPU): 416-535-8501, ext. 6937
Location: 10th Floor, College Street site, 250 College Street, Toronto