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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work - Stress Program is a private rehab located in Toronto, Ontario. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work - Stress Program specializes in the treatment of mental health, substance, drug and alcohol abuse.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work - Stress Program Focus:

Alcoholism Treatment Center

The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Center

A combined mental health and substance abuse treatment center has the staff and resources available to handle individuals with both mental health and substance abuse issues. It can be challenging to determine where a specific symptom stems from (a mental health issue or an issue related to substance abuse), so mental health and substance abuse professionals are helpful in detangling symptoms and keeping treatment on track.

What does Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work - Stress Program offer?

Outpatient (OP)

Outpatient programs are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Treatment Types:

Individualized Treatment

Certain drug and alcohol rehab centers have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person’s specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Therapies Offered:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds, and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CMT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.

Individual Therapy

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work - Stress Program Highlights:

The clinic consists of an interdisciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, and Physicians specializing in Neurology, Addictions, and Pain Management. WSH aims to increase workplace wellness in order to reduce the costs associated with mental health concerns in the workplace. Committed to an evidence-based approach to treatment, they employ empirically-validated treatments, with an emphasis on psychoeducation, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), as well as pharmacological interventions. In addition to direct clinical care, the WSH program also provides workplace consultation and training, such as interprofessional training workshops and talks, regarding a variety of mental health issues.