Year: 1993 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.38, no.1, (February 1993), p.23-27 SIEC No: 19930209

The Baffin Consultation Service of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry has provided psychiatric consultation services to the Eastern Canadian Artic since 1971. This article describes background, history, development, & evolution of the service & focuses on aspects of the consultation visits, project educational activities, & development of a mental health network. This service is considered a useful model for the proivision of psychiatric services to remote areas with limited resources. (7 Refs.)