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Canadian Mental Health Association
Thunder Bay Branch
First Place Clinic and Regional Resource Centre

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**?Essential services from First Place Clinic will continue as scheduled by the clinic**
Effective March 18, 2020, all CMHA Thunder Bay service sites will be closed to the public. Altered services are available from each site, during our regular hours of operation from 8:30 am-4:30 pm --Please contact 807-345-5564 for further information about programs and services still available to you at this time -- All staff will be accessible to clients via phone or video conferencing
  • Offers community-based consultation and treatment for individuals who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis
     
  • Facilitates early identification of psychosis and optimal treatment interventions
     
  • Encourages active family/significant other participation in the treatment process
     
  • Provides education, support and advocacy to family members and the community
     
  • Implements an interdisciplinary team approach in all aspects of care, including psychiatry, nursing, social work, psychology, and psychosocial rehabilitation
Eligibility
  • Individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis
  • Individuals who have received either no treatment for psychosis or have received treatment for psychosis for less than 12 months
  • Individuals who are willing and able to access community based treatment services for psychosis
  • Individuals who do not have an organic brain disorder or impairment
  • Eligibility for individuals who fall outside the 14-35 age range will be assessed on a case-by-case basis


Age Requirements: Ages: 14 year(s) - 35 year(s);

Residency Requirements: LHIN 14 only - Northwestern Ontario
Application Process
  • Professional referral sources such as physicians and/or mental health workers must complete a referral package
  • Self and family referrals are also accepted for screening by phone
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None
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Fully Accessible
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(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 4, 2019

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