Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
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Canadian Mental Health Association
Cochrane Timiskaming Branch
Assertive Community Treatment

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  • Provides support services to help individuals living with a psychotic disorder or other diagnoses to live in the community
  • Supports individuals who have experienced frequent or lengthy hospital stays or who have used mental health services, but have not benefited from these services
  • Offers services in community locations on an on-going basis
Offers a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, including:
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Peer Specialists
  • Psychiatrist
  • Social Workers
Includes the following services:
  • 24-hour Crisis support
  • Advocacy
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Family-centred services
  • Medication management
  • Primary care services
  • Social and leisure-time support
  • Substance abuse services
  • Symptom treatment, including regular visits with a psychiatrist
  • Work-related services
LOCAL CMHA BRANCH SERVICES DURING COVID-19

CMHA branches are open but many are offering alternative service delivery at this time
Service delivery may be provided:
  • in person
  • by phone 
or in the following virtual ways:
  • PCVC - Personal computer video conferencing
  • OTN - Ontario Telemedicine Network
  • ZOOM -  Video/web conferencing platform
Please note: CMHA branch offerings are subject to change in response to the ongoing developments of COVID-19. The website below will reflect the most accurate and current information.

Follow this link to determine how service delivery is being provided by choosing the appropriate CMHA location from the website's drop down list.
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmService Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
  • Individuals who frequent hospitals for treatment related to a serious mental illness (ie main diagnosis of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder)
  • Examples of eligible individuals can include those who do not take medication as required or who have not benefited from traditional services


Ages: 16 years and up
Application Process
Approval for services is determined through collaboration between treatment staff, referring source and applicant
Fees
None
Documents Required
Intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On June 4, 2020

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