Mental health assessment, treatment, stabilization, social emotional support, and rehabilitation services to adults 19 and older with ongoing mental health symptoms in an open, community-based setting.
Individuals in this program generally require short to longer term periods of support to work on their recovery (their journey to mental wellness), manage the mental health symptoms, and resume living their lives independently. The program supports the individual’s goals for recovery and assists them in achieving those goals. Some services may include, linking individuals to vocational services, assistance with establishing stable housing, building on social and life skills.
Access to these services are generally through a hospital setting or a health care professional.
In some cases a family doctor may be able to refer an individual to some tertiary programs.
If you are not sure what service would meet yours or your loved one’s needs, contact your local mental health and substance use centre.