Mental Health Services

Mental health care at Reconnect offers a wide variety of programs and services designed to meet the needs of people who are the most vulnerable and most severely mentally ill.

Mental Health Services At A Glance

The Reconnect Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a collaborative team of mental health professionals which offers intensive support to individuals with complex mental illness, addictions and co-morbid issues. Some of the service options include nursing, behaviour therapies, case management, psychiatry and nursing.

Area served is east of Highway 427; west of Yonge; south of Eglinton; north of the Lake. The team also serves Rexdale.

Referrals are made directly through Access Point or by completing the Access Point Referral Form and faxing it through to 416-499-9716.

Forensic Case Management Services is a partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Law and Mental Health Program, that supports individuals, 16 years and older, with serious mental illness who have been found Not Criminally Responsible (NCR) and are thus under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Review Board (ORB). This program services the TC LHIN. Referrals come directly from CAMH.

Mental Health and Justice Prevention Case Management provides case management services to individuals 16 years or older that have a mental illness (concurrent/dual diagnosis or cognitive disability included) to reduce the risk of involvement with the judicial system. The Prevention program serves the TC LHIN and North Etobicoke. Referrals are made by completing the MHJ referral form and faxing to 416-248-6557.

Through Supporting Clients Currently in Housing, Reconnect provides support to individuals currently in housing in partnership with Peel in partnership with Service and Housing in the Province (SHIP), Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto, and Mainstay. These programs serve the Toronto Central and Central West LHINs. Housing with CMHA and Mainstay is accessed by completing an application through Access Point.

Through Addictions Supportive Housing (ASH), Reconnect provides support to older adults (55+ years) with problematic substance use and complex care needs. In partnership with Mainstay Housing, this program delivers wrap around supports to tenants including long-term individualized case management, eviction prevention support, harm reduction-centered addictions counseling and social/recreational activities. All referrals are received through Access Point

Treat at Home provides mental health support service to older adults (55+ years) in partnership with CMHA Peel and Canes Community Care. This program services the Central West LHIN. Referrals are made by downloading a referral form from CANES Community Care and faxing to 416-743-7654.

Central West Concurrent Disorders Specialized Support Services (CW CD 3S) supports individuals 16 and over struggling with mental illness and addiction (concurrent disorders), in the catchment area from Etobicoke Rexdale to Dufferin County.

This service works closely with area hospitals, and offers short-term, specialized interventions for people living with mental illness and addictions (concurrent disorders), to successfully transition clients into the community. The program services The Central West LHIN. Referrals are made by completing the CWCD referral form  and faxing to 416-248-6557.

Streets to Homes is a partnership with the City of Toronto in which Reconnect offers support to recently housed individuals 16 years and over, identified by the City of Toronto as a part of their Housing First Homeless Initiative. The program serves clients within the Greater Toronto area. Streets to Homes receives referrals directly from The City of Toronto and is based on the Housing First strategy for addressing homelessness in Toronto.

The Mental Health and Justice Short-Term Crisis Bed program provides short stay residential support in the community to individuals who are living with serious mental illness, are involved with the judicial system and are in crisis. This program services the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Referrals are made by phone to the CMHA registry by calling 416-248-4174.

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