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Programs & Services


Assertive Outreach Services

Assists individuals to live independently in the community, promote recovery, and minimize hospitalization.

A range of supports are provided to persons living with severe and persistent mental illness while they are living in the community and whenever possible, while they are an inpatient.

A qualified team of health professionals offer:

  • assessment
  • counselling/therapy
  • medication Management
  • crisis Intervention
  • education
  • advocacy and liaison
  • problem solving
  • goal Setting
  • social and recreational activities
  • budgeting
  • shopping
  • housing
  • legal Issues
  • community access
  • education or employment

Services are individualized, focused on recovery, and based on the principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) to assist with various areas of community living.

Contact Details

Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

Address
7 Hospital Street
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 1P2
Telephone
780-743-7187
Fax
780-743-7112
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, community outreach workers, mental health therapists, occupational therapists (OTs), psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

For people ages 18 or older but referring doctors can call if they have someone younger than 18 with early psychosis.

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Referral Needed

Individuals can be referred by:

  • self
  • physicians, psychiatrists
  • family or community members or
  • hospitals / health care providers

Although someone else may refer individuals, participation is voluntary and individuals have the right to refuse service.

Service Access

Service is generally provided on an outreach basis in the person's community. Please call your nearest clinic to see what services are available to you.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Canadian Mental Health Association

Service Locations