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Canadian Mental Health Association Ottawa - Dual Diagnosis Brokerage Service

Record #: 68969227 |  Last Full Update: 28 Oct 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service)
COVID-19 (28 September 2020) many services are currently offered by phone or the following virtual ways:
  • PCVC - Personal computer video conferencing
  • OTN - Ontario Telemedicine Network
  • ZOOM - Video/web conferencing platform

For more information about these virtual platforms contact your local CMHA branch using the drop down list

Offices at 311 McArthur Avenue will remain closed to all visitors until further notice


Support for persons with dual diagnosis in the mental health and developmental service sectors * provides advocacy for individuals by linking them to appropriate community services and supports * increases access to appropriate services and supports * facilitates training to developmental and mental health services professionals to increase awareness of specific needs of clients and their families * facilitates short and long-term planning to clients and their support networks * monitors and assesses service system gaps and reports findings to relevant ministries * provides short-term direct outreach and/or case management support

The Dual Diagnosis program also supports individuals with life skills counselling (weekly meeting, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)/Skills System, Concurrent Disorder groups), housing issues, legal issues, employment, mental health issues, and developmental services

The Dual Diagnosis Justice Case Management program specifically serves individuals who have a dual diagnosis and legal issues (court matters, contact with police, incarceration)

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Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Jun-Aug
Eligibility Persons 18 years and older with a dual diagnosis and complex needs (developmental disability and mental health diagnosis)
Languages English, French
Application Individuals eligible for the Developmental Services Ontario Eastern Region (DSOER) must be referred by the DSOER * individuals who are not eligible can call the CMHA to obtain a referral form
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

311 McArthur Ave
2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1L 8M3
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-737-7791
Fax 613-737-7644
TTY 613-737-9480
Email general@cmhaottawa.ca
Website https://ottawa.cmha.ca/programs-services/dual-diagnosis-services/
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