Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

 

Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

Outpatient Services

Mental Health Day Program

The Mental Health Day Program is a 6-week intensive group program that serves as a step-down or alternative to inpatient admission. The focus is on crisis management, symptom stabilization, education, group and individual counselling and the coordination of resources for follow-up after discharge.

Education based groups focus on learning new coping skills, self- reliance and personal growth.

Services Include

  • Psychiatric assessment and treatment
  • Supportive therapy
  • Group-based education and skill building related to stress management, coping, communication, and managing illness
  • Family education

Patient Testimonials

 

“I discovered that I am in control of my health, my attitudes and my life.”

“I learned to be more assertive and confident in my goals and abilities.”

“I found out there is hope.”

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton and diagnosed with mental illness and who require intensive supports to prevent hospitalization or facilitate transition to the community.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Outpatient Psychotherapy Services

The Psychotherapy Service provides short-term individual and group psychotherapy for adults with acute mental health issues using cognitive behavioural, solution-focused, interpersonal and psychodynamic therapies.

Services Include

  • Individual and group therapy for individuals experiencing depression and anxiety disorders.

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton and diagnosed with anxiety or depression. 

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Concurrent Disorders Program

The Concurrent Disorders Program offers help to individuals who have a concurrent addiction and mental health issue. 

Services Include

  • Assessment, consultation and treatment with an Addiction Psychiatrist
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Group based education focused on developing personal goals, skill building, and improving the management of mental health and addiction issues

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton and diagnosed with anxiety or depression.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Medication Review Clinic

The Medication Review Clinic provides short-term assessment, treatment initiation and stabilization to individuals who are followed by family physicians in Halton.

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric assessment and treatment initiation with a psychiatrist
  • Consultation advice to family physicians

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton and diagnosed with mental health issues.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Community Support Team

The Community Support Team provides long-term case management to enable individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses to attain self-sufficiency, stability and integration into the community.  We are an active partner of the Halton Homes Program, working in collaboration with Summit Housing & Outreach, Support & Housing Halton, Joseph Brant Hospital and North Halton Mental Health Clinic to provide clinical support and case management to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness who are living in supported housing

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric assessment and monitoring
  • Medication management
  • Individual counselling and education for patients and families
  • Outreach and support with activities of daily living and linkages to housing, leisure, social and vocational needs.Family/caretaker support
  • Crisis intervention

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton with serious and persistent mental illness (such as psychosis, schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety) resulting in functional impairment and significant disability in their daily living.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Medication Clinic

The Medication Clinic provides long-term medication management for adults diagnosed with serious and persistent psychiatric illnesses.  

Services Include

  • Prescription and administration of long-acting depot medications
  • Symptom and side effect monitoring
  • Education for patients and families

Eligibility

Individuals 18 years of age and older living in Halton with serious and persistent mental illness (such as psychosis, schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety) resulting in functional impairment and significant disability in their daily living.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Eating Disorders Clinic

The Eating Disorders Clinic provides services for youth and adults struggling with eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.  Our clinic aims to help individuals eliminate or reduce symptioms of their eating disorder and develop adaptive strategies.   As a member of the Central West Eating Disorder Program (CWEDP), the team works in partnership with Trellis Mental Health and Developmental Services, Trillium Health Partners, and William Osler Health System.

Services Include

  • Psychiatric assessment and treatment
  • Individual, group and family counselling
  • Nutritional assessment and counseling
  • Family support and education

“Eating Disorders are often secretive and lonely illnesses. There is great courage in coming for treatment that as clinicians we respect. That is one of the hardest parts, but gives one the opportunity to get well.”

-Dr. Jane Gilbert, Psychiatrist for the Eating Disorders Program, Halton Healthcare Services 

Eligibility

Individuals of all ages living in Halton and children and youth living in Mississauga who are diagnosed with a mild to moderate eating disorders.  As eating disorders are associated with serious medical complications, patients must be medically stable and monitored by their family physician.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4900 or visit Central West Eating Disorders Program website. 

Phoenix Program, Early Intervention Service for Psychosis

The Phoenix Program Early Intervention Service for Psychosis is a clinical partnership between Joseph Brant Hospital, Halton Healthcare Services, North Halton Mental Health Clinic, Halton ADAPT and the Schizophrenia Society of  Ontario that provides comprehensive clinical services for individuals  in their first episode of psychosis.

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric assessment and treatment
  • Case management, group and individual counselling
  • Addictions counselling
  • Peer support
  • Family education and support
  • Public education

Eligibility

Individuals between the ages of 14 to 35 years old who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis and who have received either no previous treatment or 6 months or less of treatment for psychosis and who live in the Region of Halton

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

Community Treatment Orders

A Community Treatment Order (CTO) is a signed legal agreement that allows individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to receive treatment, support and supervision in their own community instead of being in the hospital.  The CTO coordinator supports mental health teams and physicians across Halton to implement a CTO through consultation on the CTO issuing process, treatment plan development, assistance accessing local community based services, and facilitating rights advice.

Services Include:

  • Education and consultation to clinicians and substitute decision makers related to the CTO issuing process
  • Assistance with the CTO process including coordinating the development of a community treatment plan, facilitating rights advice, and completion of all legal forms
  • Short-term support and case coordination of individuals being placed under a CTO

Eligibility

Individuals living in Halton with a serious mental illness who have a history of repeated hospitalizations, have shown to benefit from treatment, and who have been identified by their physician as benefiting from a CTO.

How to Access This Service

Referrals are accepted from family physicians by faxing the Patient Referral Form to one-Link.

For more information, please call 905-845-2571 ext. 4800

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