Services of the Centre for Bipolar Disorder Research and Care
- Public service
The centre offers consultations and fixed-term investigation and treatment periods for patients with bipolar disorder, who receive psychiatric and substance abuse services as either outpatient or inpatient care. Patients are only admitted with a referral from psychiatric and substance abuse services.
The focal points of the operations are diagnostics and challenging treatments of bipolar disorder.
All treatment periods are fixed term and they are implemented in cooperation with other workers treating the patient.
To whom and on what terms
Patients with bipolar disorder, who receive psychiatric and substance abuse treatment either as outpatients or inpatients.
The service is intended for residents of Helsinki.
Psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses and depression nurses work to promote residents’ psychological well-being and functional capacity. They also examine and treat mental illnesses and other mental health disorders.
Mental health services also include preventive work and efforts to improve the residents’ living conditions so that they support good mental health.