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Algoma Family Services
GENESIS Day Treatment Program

Provides treatment of substance abuse and mental health disorders through individual, group and family counselling, as well as a structured day treatment program
  • Program is based upon the harm-reduction model of substance abuse treatment in which clients work towards abstinence within the stages of change model
  • Assists individuals to work towards developing an understanding of their individual challenges as well as the development of family, academic, peer and treatment-based supports in their treatment planning
Offers the following services:
  • Individual, Group and Family Counselling
  • Academics within a classroom setting
  • Life Skills education, including independent living skills, social skills and interpersonal social skills instruction
  • Access to community resources, including involvement in local employment, health and academic services
  • Promotion of healthy active living, including drug education, art therapy, healthy alternative activities development as well as an individually focused, structured three times-weekly fitness program
  • Adventure-based Learning, which involves challenging youth to engage in healthy risk management in a wide range of group activities, such as rock climbing, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing/snowboarding, orienteering and outdoor survival training
  • Individualized Transition Planning. in both academic and treatment components, to provide continued learning and support opportunities through local education and substance abuse treatment services
  • Ongoing Intake is available for the Genesis Program, which offers rotations every 16 weeks, beginning in September
  • Outpatient counselling is also provided in preparation for inclusion in an upcoming rotation
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmDates: Operational during school year (Sep-Jun)
Dual-diagnosed adolescents, as well as their families/caregivers, who are experiencing issues with co-occurring substance use and mental health

Age Requirements: Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s);
Application Process
Accepts referrals from all sources, including self-referrals
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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