Follow-up on the fall of a patient at SMHC

Montreal, November 27, 2013 - We are sad to report that early this morning, a patient accidentally fell to his death while attempting to leave the hospital by breaking a fifth floor window. The patient's family has been informed and we are providing them with psychosocial support. Our deepest condolences go out to the family. Our staff is also being provided with psychological support. The incident is currently under police investigation therefore the hospital cannot comment further on the issue.