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Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Early Psychosis Intervention Program

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  • Provides support services and delivery of early intervention services to individuals with early episode psychosis and their families
  • Early signs of psychosis may include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking and/or bizarre behavior
  • Focus is on early intervention because delays in treatment, known as the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) are extremely stressful for patients and their families
  • Strives to minimize the disruption in the lives of teens and young adults experiencing early psychosis so they can reintegrate and maintain educational, vocational, social and other roles
Services and treatment can include:
  • Comprehensive Assessment
  • Facilitating Access and Early Intervention
  • Family Education and Support
  • Psychosocial Reports
  • Public Education
  • Treatment
Community Mental Health Program phone contacts in other communities:
  • Moose Factory: 705-658-4544 Ext 2239
  • Fort Albany: 705-278-1008
  • Attawapiskat: 705-997-2323
  • Kashechewan: 705-275-4568
  • Peawanuck: 705-473-9986
Hours of Operation
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600

All Sites: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
First Nation members and residents 16-34 years of age and older of the Weeneebayko region struggling with signs of early episode psychosis
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required, by phone or walk-in
  • Clients are assessed on an individual basis; program will either provide treatment or refer the client to another more appropriate service
  • Referrals accepted from any source
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
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Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2021