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Canadian Mental Health Association
Cochrane Timiskaming Branch
Assertive Community Treatment, Kirkland Lake Office

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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
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


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Approval for services is determined through collaboration between treatment staff, referring source and applicant
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 15, 2018

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