Ontario

Regional Early Intervention Program

Type of Service

Early Intervention

Program Description

The Regional Early Intervention program provides comprehensive services to optimize the quality of life of individuals in the community who are or may be experiencing early episode psychosis through the process of comprehensive multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment. Staff works to provide services/education to clients and their families to assist with the process of recovery and rehabilitation. This program is offered on an outpatient basis.

Access Information

All referrals are accepted through the Early Intervention staff. Clients must be 16 to 35 years of age and experiencing psychosis; with symptoms that have not been treated in more than 12 months. Exclusionary criteria: psychosis is secondary to a medical condition (including organic brain syndrome and traumatic brain injury); presence of a developmental disorder (e.g., autism, pervasive developmental disorder); IQ is less than 70; client is experiencing neurological problems. All clients are assessed to determine appropriateness for program and may be referred to a more appropriate service if needed.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-567-9596 Ext. 4250
Fax 705-567-5211
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 to 35 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Timiskaming); South Timiskaming District
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Languages

English French

Hours

Friday 0830-1630
Monday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630