Inpatient Services

Assessment and Reintegration Program (ARP) For ages 18-65
The Assessment and Reintegration Program is comprised of four inpatient units (CGPA, CGPB, CGPC, CGPD) which provide short-term crisis intervention, stabilization and treatment within a safe and recovery-focused environment with an aim to achieve rapid stabilization and to promote successful and timely transition back to community living and care.

Dual Diagnosis Service (DDS) For ages 18-65
This is a 10-bed inpatient unit that provides service to adults with intellectual challenges exhibiting symptoms of a serious mental illness and/or significant behavioural challenges.

The Forensics program at Ontario Shores provides assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and community reintegration to patients who have come in contact with the law.

Outpatient Services

Ontario Shores Structured Psychotherapy Program NEW
Publicly funded, short-term, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to adults experiencing depression, anxiety, and anxiety-related conditions.

First Responder Assist NEW
Prevention services, crisis support, and treatment in the form of individual and group therapy to meet the  psychological needs of all Public Safety Personnel/First Responders in the province. Virtual and in-person supports (through Wounded Warriors venue partners) are available.

Health Care Worker Assist NEW
Rapid access to services for health care workers who are experiencing increased feelings of depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 
Two Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACTT), ACTT Durham and ACTT Haliburton, Kawartha and Peterborough Region (HKPR) provide treatment, recovery and support services to individuals with a serious mental illness and who require a high degree of support in their community.

Borderline Personality Self-Regulation Clinic  For ages 18+
Provides Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) services to adults who are diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and are having difficulty managing their symptoms.

Brain Stimulation Clinic (ECT/rTMS)
This clinic offers Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) to patients affiliated with Ontario Shores.

Forensic Outpatient Services
Provides community-based treatment and rehabilitation for patients who have been discharged from Ontario Shores, but remain under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Review Board (ORB). Offered at Ontario Shores main site, and York Region Community Clinic.

LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart Women's Clinic
Provides short term, focused consultation and treatment to women with perinatal mood disorders and other reproductive issues that affect a woman's mental health.

Metabolic and Weight Management Clinic (MWM Clinic) For ages 18+ 
Helps individuals with mental illness to manage their physical health issues, including obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol with an emphasis on long-term lifestyle changes and heart health.

Outpatient Complex Anxiety and Mood Disorder and Consultation Service For ages 25-65
For adults with a mood or anxiety disorder. The service provides assessment and medical stabilization followed by flexible and individualized ongoing support through therapy, counseling and symptom management. 

Outpatient Complex General Psychiatry and Consultation Service For ages 18-65
For adults who have serious or complex mental illness, where other treatments have been unsuccessful, illness has persisted and the individual demonstrates impaired functional ability. Offered at Durham Community Clinic, Kawartha Lakes Community Clinic and York Region Community Clinic. 

Outpatient Complex Psychosis and Consultation Service For ages 18-65
For adults who are diagnosed with a psychotic disorder and the illness persists greater than 6 months and the individual demonstrates impaired functional ability.

Outpatient Dual Diagnosis and Consultation Service For ages 16+
Provides services to individuals who are medically stable and present both an intellectual disability and a serious mental illness and/or associated challenging behaviours.

Prompt Care Clinic For ages 16+
This clinic provides service to individuals who require prompt psychiatric care but do not need to visit a hospital emergency room and are able to wait up to three working days for an appointment. Offered out of the Durham Community Clinic at Whitby Shores Plaza.

Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) Service For ages 16-24
For individuals that have prominent symptoms of mood, anxiety, trauma or borderline personality disorder, and who are agreeable to attending individual or group therapy with a clinician every 1-2 weeks.

Traumatic Stress Clinic For ages 25+
Provides specialized assessment, therapy and medication support, for individuals who have experienced or witnessed trauma and are experiencing lasting symptoms. Includes approximately 18 weekly or bi-weekly sessions.

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