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Cornwall Hospital Mental Health & Addictions Centre, Cornwall, Ontario

  • Cornwall Hospital Mental Health & Addictions Centre
  • Cornwall Hospital Mental Health & Addictions Centre
  • Cornwall Hospital Mental Health & Addictions Centre

This project brings together existing CCH outpatient mental services, Withdrawal Management services and Addiction Services of Eastern Ontario under a “co-location” model by constructing a new building on CCH’s McConnell site. The former Hotel Dieu convent building on the site was demolished in order to accommodate the new CCH building and parking requirements.

The co-location in this new building combines services that were previously offered at three different sites in Cornwall and will reduce wait times while providing patients in Eastern Ontario – Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Community Withdrawal Management Services, Assertive Community Treatment: (ACT), Adult Counselling Treatment, Mental Health, Crisis Team/Peer Support, Geriatric Mental Health Services, Addiction Services.

The new single storey, 24,000 sq ft building located at the north end of the Cornwall Hospital property was ready for occupancy in fall 2016 and moves scheduled during the month of October.

Sustainability features include the following:

  • Public Transit incentives/access
  • Low flow plumbing and automated lighting fixtures
  • Central Courtyard with passive solar design to maximize visual comfort & reduce energy use
  • Integrated Design Process – a holistic approach to high performance building design and construction. Project team shared a vision of sustainability, and worked collaboratively to implement sustainability goals. This process enabled the team to optimize systems, reduce operating and maintenance