Adult Mental Health Outpatient Services
The Adult Mental Health Outpatient Services offer a broad range of services and treatments as appropriate to clients over age 18 who are living with mental illness. Services include intake assessment, counselling, occupational therapy and social work support. Inter-professional care teams work collaboratively with hospital and community addictions and mental health teams. Specific treatment options include Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Transmagnetic Stimulation (TMS) with medical referral, as well as support for clients with Community Treatment Orders, and/or clients with a primary diagnosis of severe/persistent mood disorder with treatment resistance or other complex needs.
Seniors Mental Health Outpatient Service
The Seniors Mental Health Outpatient Service provides inter-professional outpatient services to clients with late-onset mental health, cognitive and/or responsive behavior issues. Initial assessment is provided in a client’s home by the case manager, followed by clinic appointments at the hospital with a physician.
Mood Disorder Service
The Mood Disorder Service supports adults with a primary diagnosis of severe and/or persistent mood disorder with treatment resistance or co-morbidities. It is a specialized, non-urgent service for patients with severe or persistent mood disorders. Consultation and short term follow up are provided.
Regional Outreach – Specialty Mental Health
Regional Outreach – Specialty Mental Health supports adults 18 years of age or older with stable moderate to severe mental illness of at least two years duration. Last psychiatric admission must be greater than 6 months prior to referral and client must have an established contact with a family physician. The service provides an intake assessment, supportive counselling, occupational therapy and social work support. Goal is to transition stable patient’s care back to the family physician