For ages 18-65
Dual Diagnosis Service (DDS) is a 10-bed specialized inpatient unit at Ontario Shores. The unit provides in-depth assessment by an interprofessional team of professionals for intellectually disabled individuals with mental health disorders and/or challenging behaviours.
For age 18+
As a result of COVID-19, health care workers may be at risk of developing increased symptoms of anxiety and depression. Those with pre-existing mental health conditions are at high risk of exacerbation of symptoms. The purpose of this clinic is to provide rapid access to services for all health care workers to provide skills that enhance resilience and reduce symptom burden.
Ages 18 +
Ontario Shores offers a Brain Stimulation Clinic that comprises of two services - Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) that we currently offer and a new treatment option, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS).
For ages 18 +
The Metabolic and Weight Management Clinic (MWM Clinic) at Ontario Shores is a patient-focused program with emphasis on long-term lifestyle changes and cardiovascular risk management. An interprofessional healthcare team provides individuals with mental illness with specialized care and helps them to manage their physical health issues, including obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. The MWM Clinic was developed specifically to maximize health and promote better overall health in people with mental illness.
For ages 18-65
The Outpatient Complex Psychosis and Consultation Service at Ontario Shores consists of an interprofessional team that provides flexible service tailored to the individual needs of a person. As a natural extension of the specialty inpatient service we offer a range of expert services that include:
The Forensic Assessment Unit (FAU) is a 22-bed unit at Ontario Shores for patients referred by the court system who require a secure setting. An interprofessional healthcare team provides assessment of criminal responsibility and court-ordered treatment to determine if individuals are fit to stand trial.
- Psychiatric assessment to assist the consideration of Ontario courts and in treatment planning
- Psychosocial assessment
- Psychological assessment
- Family assessment