- Must be at least 16 years of age and live in the district of Nipissing.
- Must be seriously mentally ill as defined by the Ministry of Health (duration, diagnosis, disability).
- Must require assistance in one or more of the following areas: daily living skills, emotional coping skills, problem solving, socially acceptable behaviour and substance abuse, in order to live successfully in the community.
- Must be in agreement with the referral and require the level of intensity the service provides.
The services of the Intensive Case Management Program are best suited for individuals who require visits/assistance on an average of 1-3 times weekly. Individuals who will require frequent visits during the day or week, who require frequent psychiatric and multi-disciplinary intervention, or who can manage independent living with minimal hands-on intervention may not be appropriate for Intensive Case Management support services. Case Managers generally meet with individuals weekly and can assist consumers in a variety of ways including:
Housekeeping, cooking, budgeting, shopping, socializing, and short-term medication management.
Accessing Other Services
Referrals to appropriate services, advocacy, accompaniment, communication, service co-ordination.
A listening ear, coping skills, problem solving, stress management, symptom management.
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS PLEASE CALL THE
NORTH BAY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE CRISIS INTERVENTION
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
24 HOURS A DAY
TOLL FREE/LONG DISTANCE
1 800 352-1141