Credit Valley Hospital

Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Centre

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Record #: CMH0219 Last Modified: 07 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 09 May 2013
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Description & Services
DescriptionServices for individuals recovering from an addiction or concurrent disorder include:  
 
INITIAL ASSESSMENT  
By professional staff, to assess the severity of the problem and begin a treatment plan.  
 
MEDICAL ASSESSMENT  
Program physicians conduct a medical consultation as part of an individual's initial assessment process and to screen for related medical problems. Follow up support is available throughout recovery.  
 
PSYCHIATRIC ASSESSMENT/TREATMENT  
Program psychiatrist available for assessment, consultation and treatment planning for individuals in the program with a concurrent disorder  
 
ASSESSMENT AND PREPARATION GROUP  
Weekly early treatment group for individuals to establish and assess readiness for Day Treatment or Relapse Prevention Group. Here, individuals meet other people with similar problems, and begin to make changes toward recovery.  
 
EDUCATION GROUP  
A four week education-focused group to enhance awareness of the impact of addiction and increase motivation towards change  
 
DAY TREATMENT  
A 3-week, intensive, Monday to Friday outpatient, abstinence based group treatment program that helps individuals to learn about their own addiction and provide them with the tools needed to build a life-long recovery plan.  
 
INTENSIVE RECOVERY WORK GROUP  
This 12 week group series may be offered to those chemically dependent clients who have previously completed our Day Treatment program, or have had a period of good recovery, but who have suffered one or more relapses  
 
RECOVERY GROUPS  
Weekly aftercare groups for clients who have attended Day Treatment or Relapse Prevention Group to help clients practice the skills learned in Treatment.  
 
Services for families of chemically dependent individuals include:  
 
FAMILY DAY  
A full day, educational program offered approximately once a month to help families understand the illness of chemical dependency and the role they can play in the recovery process.  
 
 
DatesAll year
Areas ServedPeel Region - Halton Region
EligibilityAges: 19 year(s) and up
ApplicationCome in and register and fill out questionnaire to receive next available information session date.
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish
MeetingsInformation Session meetings held every other Wednesday at 2:30pm Valley House, 2nd Flr, Credit Valley Hospital, 2200 Eglinton Ave W, Mississauga (small two storey building right beside the parking exit at the Credit Valley Hospital) 
Registration necessary before attending the information session. Call 905-813-4402 to register and also have your health card on hand as this is needed to register. 
Contact Information
AddressCredit Valley Hospital, Valley House, 2nd floor
2200 Eglinton Ave W, 2nd Flr
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
 
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Site LocationValley House - 2nd Flr
IntersectionEglinton Ave W & Erin Mills Pkwy (N of Hwy 403)
Transit InformationRoute 13 N/SRoute 34 E/WRoute 48 N/S
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-813-4402
Fax905-813-2276
Websitewww.cvh.on.ca
Primary ContactCindy Grosjean, Manager, The Credit Valley Hospital; Phone: 905 813 4402
Alternate ContactVirginia Pressman, Administrative Assistant, The Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Centre; Phone: 905-813-4402; Fax: 905-813-2276; Email: vpressman@cvh.on.ca
Other Details
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
Subjects
SubjectsAddictions ; Alcoholism ; Assessments ; Counselling ; Drug addiction ; Group therapy ; Hospitals ; Mental health ; Mental health centres ; Mental health services ; Self help groups ; Support groups