Dual Diagnosis Services

Dual diagnosis mainly refers to individuals with a permanent developmental disability or disorder who also develop a mental health problem and/or associated challenging behaviours.

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Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) provides specialized services for adults with a dual diagnosis, operating as both an inpatient unit and an outpatient, community-based program. Ontario Shores is committed to a collaborative approach to treatment that joins both mental health and developmental perspectives, and involves the patients, families, hospitals and community organizations at all stages of the process.

Inpatient Services

Dual Diagnosis Service (DDS)

Outpatient Services

Dual Diagnosis Outreach

Related Links

Canadian Mental Health Association: www.cmha.ca