Community Mental Health & Addictions Counselling Services – Eastern Health

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Mental Health and Addictions System Navigator:
Barry Hewitt
Tel: (709) 752-3916            Toll-Free: 1-877-999-7589
Email: barry.hewitt@easternhealth.ca

Adult Central Intake: (709) 752-8888

Website: http://www.easternhealth.ca/WebInWeb.aspx?d=2&id=2349&p=2106

Mandate:

To provide tailored services based on an individual’s need and geographical location, using the ‘stepped care’ model of service delivery.

Target population:

Adult members of the community who are consumers of Mental Health & Addictions Services

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Services are organized into four interdisciplinary teams with a broad professional skills mix, including Addictions Counselors, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Therapeutic Recreation Professionals.
  • Services previously offered by the START program and Employment Services will now be available through each of the new geographically-based teams. Access to these services will be facilitated through Adult Central Intake at (709) 752-8888.
  • Location of Community Services teams:
    • St. John’s East Team: Terrace Clinic, Major’s Path (709) 777-3453
    • St. John’s Centre Team: 3 West, St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital (709) 777-5390
    • St. Johns West Team: Community offices, Mount Pearl Square (709) 752-4121
    • Conception Bay South Team: Villa Nova Plaza, Manuels (709) 834-7906