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For ages 18-65

Two Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACTT) are operated by Ontario Shores. ACTT Durham and ACTT Haliburton, Kawartha and Peterborough Region (HKPR) are interprofessional clinical teams that provide treatment, recovery and support services to individuals with a serious mental illness and who require a high degree of support in their community. Crisis service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The program brings mental health services to patients in the community on a long-term basis and with flexible levels of intensity.

For ages 18+

The Forensic Outpatient Service (FOS) at Ontario Shores 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).

Robin Bowerman, 
Manager of Forensic Operations and Utilization

For ages 25 to 65

An interprofessional team provides flexible service tailored to the individual needs of a person. Individuals are offered a period of assessment followed by ongoing support for the individuals’ recovery process and goal attainment by providing individual or group sessions using evidence based treatments, providing medication support (if necessary), symptom management and support.

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For ages 18 +

The Dual Diagnosis Outreach program at Ontario Shores provides assessment and psychiatric consultation to individuals with an intellectual developmental disorder and mental health disorder and/or challenging behaviour. 

Outreach services include a comprehensive assessment and psychiatric consultation. Direction with connecting with community resources may also be provided.

For ages 18+

The Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit (FARU) is a 20-bed unit at Ontario Shores for patients on Disposition Orders from the Ontario Review Board (ORB) who require a secure setting and 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.

For ages 18+

The Forensic Transitional Unit (FTU) is a 25-bed unit at Ontario Shores for patients on Disposition Orders from the Ontario Review Board (ORB) who require a general forensic environment. Members of an interprofessional healthcare team provide recovery-focused treatment, and work with patients to develop and implement individual care plans.

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