Lanark County Mental Health

The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital has been a proud sponsor of Lanark County Mental Health for the last 20+ years.

Lanark County Mental Health (LCMH) is a community-based mental health program providing mental health services and supports to transitional aged youth ages (17 to 24) and adults experiencing serious and persistent mental health symptoms and/or disorders. The services are across Lanark County with the central office in Smiths Falls and satellite office in Carleton Place.



LCMH works with the PSFDH and local primary care physicians to ensure the appropriate care and access to services.


LCMH ensures linkage to community supports and resources outside our catchment area with other health care providers. It provides services and links to people ranging from assessment, referral, intervention, treatment and education.

A multidisciplinary team including case managers, social workers, psychotherapists, community mental health nurses, and psychiatrists, provide a range of mental health services including:


  • Crisis Services including Hospital Crisis Worker
  • Court Diversion/Support Services
  • Counseling and Treatment Services
  • Case Management Services
  • Emergency Room Diversion Case Management Services
  • General Psychiatry Consultation Services
  • Geriatric Consultation Services
  • Family Violence Counseling

Lanark County Mental Health programs are offered in the community, with offices located in both Smiths Falls and Carleton Place. Mental health workers are also located on-site at all Lanark County hospitals to provide comprehensive mental health assessments, resources, and services to referrals received through the Emergency Departments. Enhanced Mobile Crisis Services are also provided in collaboration with local Police Services.

The Program also hosts specialized services including the Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach Team and General Psychiatry Consultation Services via service protocol agreements with the Royal Ottawa Hospital and Brockville Mental Health Centre. Affiliate teams include Dual Diagnosis Assertive Community Treatment Team, Assertive Community Treatment Teams, Early Intervention in Psychosis (Heads Up and On Track), and Dual Diagnosis Consultation Team.

Services are provided confidentially, respectfully and within a shared care client-centered model of treatment which promotes recovery.  All service inquiries are welcome.

For more information, please contact:

Lanark County Mental Health
179 Elmsley St. N. Unit 142
Smiths Falls, ON
K7A 2H8


Lanark County Mental Health
145 Hooper St. Unit 2
Carleton Place, ON
K7C 0A9