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Assertive Community Treatment 

Experiencing a mental health crisis? Call Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991

 

Who We Help

Adults 16 years of age and older:

  • Presenting with severe and persistent mental disorders such as schizophrenia, severe bi-polar disorders or other psychotic disorders
  • Having difficulty engaging with other mental health services
  • Confronted with significant functioning difficulties related to housing, social interactions, general life skills, schooling and/or employment

 

To ask for help, call Mental Health Service Renfrew County (MHSRC) :
MHSRC Central Referral and Info Line

613-732-8770 extension 8006

1-800-991-7711 extension 8006

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm except holidays

 

Who Can Request Our Services

  • Individuals (self-referrals)
  • Family physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Community agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Family members and friends
  • Health care professionals


How We Can Help

  • Assistance with the collaborative development of a recovery plan based on personal goals
  • Symptom control assessment
  • Medication prescription, administration and ongoing monitoring
  • Education on illness management
  • Supportive counselling
  • Integrated mental health and addiction treatment for alcohol and other drugs
  • Housing support
  • Activity of daily living coaching and support (e.g. medication management, budgeting and groceries)
  • Support for return to schooling or employment
  • Employment support
  • Socialization and recreation
  • Crisis intervention and prevention through development of the individual's care plan
  • Support Community Treatment Order in collaboration with other regional hospitals and the Ontario Review Board
  • Advocacy for clients’ rights
  • Family and social network support and education
  • Liaison with other community agencies and partners


MHSRC Assertive Community Treatment Team

  • Psychiatrist
  • Team Supervisor
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Registered Nurse and Registered Practical Nurse
  • Concurrent Specialist (Mental Health and Addictions)
  • Peer Specialist
  • Vocational Specialist


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