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Programs & Services


Concurrent Disorders Enhanced Service

Provides education and consultation to healthcare providers, educators, and the public about treating eating disorders.

A voluntary, specialized inpatient program offering assessment and treatment for people with co-occurring severe mental illness and severe addiction issues. Patients participate in supportive concurrent recovery, and development of functional and coping skills necessary to live in their home community environments. These include:

  • individual and group processes
  • treatment from a trauma informed perspective
  • specialized concurrent disorder focused programming to support recovery

This 22 day program provides treatment to adults between the ages of 18-64 years.

Adults between the ages of 18-24 and pregnant women are given priority.

This service is provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Health Services contracted service providers.

Access
Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, doctors, pharmacists, psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychometrists, recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs), social workers, therapy assistants
Eligibility

For adults 18 to 64 years old who:

  • have severe mental health and addiction issues
  • are able to do their everyday activities
  • are able to participate in activities and learn new skills
  • substance free for 5 days prior to admission Adults

18 to 24 years old and pregnant women will be accepted into the program first.

Service Access

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


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Acronym
CDES