Mental Health and Addictions Health Promotions Service

Mental Health and Addictions Health Promotion staff collaborate with numerous partners and stakeholders to undertake initiatives that broaden awareness and action related to mental health disorders, harmful substance use or gambling.  These initiatives include knowledge exchange and transfer, social marketing and communications, and the development of healthy public policy for community. 

Provincial Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment Program

The Provincial Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment Program provides assessment and treatment to individuals living in the community who have been convicted of a sex offence and are on parole or probation.  The goal of the program is to increase client life satisfaction and to make communities safer by minimizing the likelihood of repeat offences.

Opioid Treatment and Recovery Program

The Opioid Treatment and Recovery Program offers opioid maintenance therapy (methadone and buprenorphine/naloxone) and programming to individuals with an addiction to opioids.  From a harm reduction perspective, the program supports clients on their personal recovery journey and enhances their overall wellbeing.  It includes assessment, treatment planning, relapse prevention and supportive counselling which is provided by a team of health care professionals.     

Inpatient Mental Health Unit

The Inpatient Mental Health Unit provides care to those, who because of the severity of their illness, are unable to be treated in the community. Inpatient stays are intended to return patients to their optimal level of functioning.  

If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

First Nations Services

Mental health and addiction clinicians work as part of the health care team in First Nations communities to provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and outreach services for individuals with mental health disorders, harmful substance use or gambling problems.  Clinicians work with other mental health and addictions services as required. 

Community Supports for Adults

The Community Supports for Adults service is for individuals 19 years of age and older who are living with severe and recurrent mental illness (such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder or other psychotic disorders).  The team assists clients in developing and maintaining a satisfying quality of life in the community.  They work directly with clients to help manage daily living problems such as housing, work, social life, and money issues. The focus is on safety, hope, support, and recovery.

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