MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLING
  • individualized assessment, treatment and intervention
  • client directed goal planning
  • client advocacy
  • service co-ordination
  • linkage to services and resources
  • family support and education
HOSPITAL LIAISON MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLING
  • referrals to this program are received from hospitals only, for individuals who wish to return to Hastings and Prince Edward Counties
  • mental health counselling services are provided immediately upon discharge from hospital to assist in the transition from hospital to community living
  • after liaison, client is referred to regular mental health counselling
HOUSING
  • permanent supportive co-operative living (group home)
  • permanent supportive independent living
  • housing resources
  • homelessness prevention and intervention
  • linkage to services and resources
  • advocacy
GROUPS
  • consumers support group
  • recreational group
  • family member support group
GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
(North Hastings and Prince Edward Counties)
  • for individuals 60 years of age and older with dementia and/or other mental illnesses
  • early diagnosis and treatment
  • cognitive screening
  • in-home psychiatric assessments as appropriate
  • individual and family counselling
  • linkage to services and resources
  • advocacy
PSYCHO-SOCIAL REHABILITATION
  • medication monitoring
  • budgeting
  • interpersonal skills
  • activities of daily living
  • social/recreational opportunities

MENTAL HEALTH COURT DIVERSION
  • voluntary treatment alterative to criminal conviction in relation to minor offences
  • consultation and support with criminal court matters
  • access to all MHS programs

FAMILY SUPPORT NETWORK

Mental Health Services-Hastings and Prince Edward Corporation sponsors the Family Support Network. This group of volunteers has the goal of developing and maintaining a district-wide support program for families who are affected by mental illness. The Family Support Network supplies information about mental illness and local services and supports. It also provides opportunities for families with concerns to gather for mutual support.
Their website is: www.familysupportnetwork.com

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