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Programs & Services

Adult Addiction and Mental Health Services - Assertive Outreach

Provide persons with severe and / or persistent mental illness with community-based services that encompass a continuum of flexible and comprehensive, recovery focused interventions that assist individuals to maintain a reasonable independency, quality of life, and optimal level of functioning in their own community.

Provide services to individuals with significant impairments of functioning due to severe and/or persistent mental illness,often affecting their daily functioning; difficulty accepting and maintaining treatment; lack of personal support systems; and may have coexisting issues related to substance abuse and/or justice involvement. Individuals must be willing to participate in the community or be clients leagally aligned to services through such programs as Community Treatment Orders.
Services Include:

  • Medication/Psychiatric Support; administer, assess, monitor prescribed medications
  • Teaching/education and prevention and promotion strategies for recovery focused care
  • Advocate in referral to doctor and/or psychiatrist
  • Support transportation for essential appointments
  • Support social, cultural, spiritual, and personal meaningful activities for quality of life improvement
  • Liaise with employment, finance and housing supports
  • Provide support in activities of daily living; meal planning, grocery shopping
  • Supportive counselling; crisis resolution, problem solving; social skills, coping skills' promote independence

Contact Details

Castor Community Health Centre

4909 50 Avenue
Castor, Alberta
T0C 0X0
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), psychiatrists, recreational therapists, registered nurses (RNs)

People ages 18 years or older with severe and/or persistent symptoms of a diagnosed mental illness.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Clients must be triaged by the Assertive Outreach nurse prior to acceptance for services

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
AMH Outreach, Adult Long Term Service Program, Assertive Outreach