Our Acute Home Based Treatment (AHBT) service offers short-term, mental health treatment in a person's home.
This service is for people experiencing an increase in symptoms or distress related to mental illness or substance use.
Acute Home Based Treatment offers:
How does treatment work?
The AHBT team will visit your home to discuss your symptoms and prescribe and monitor medications as required. The program provides home visits by a nurse and psychiatrist 2-3 times per week where mental health concerns can be addressed.
If you already have a psychiatrist, the team doctor will collaborate with him or her to coordinate your treatment. When you are feeling better, you can return to the services in your community that meet your needs.
?You must be referred by a medical professional such as a doctor, case manager, or nurse.
To be eligible for this program you must be:
You cannot participate in this program if you are: