Canadian Mental Health Association - Thunder Bay Branch

Site: Thunder Bay - 28 Cumberland St N

Service: First Place Clinic and Regional Resource Centre

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers community-based consultation and treatment for individuals who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis 
  • Facilitates early identification of psychosis and optimal treatment interventions 
  • Encourages active family/significant other participation in the treatment process 
  • Provides education, support and advocacy to family members and the community 
  • Implements an interdisciplinary team approach in all aspects of care, including psychiatry, nursing, social work, psychology, and psychosocial rehabilitation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Boundaries LHIN 14 only - Northwestern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 35 year(s) 
 
  • Individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis 
  • Individuals who have received either no treatment for psychosis or have received treatment for psychosis for less than 12 months 
  • Individuals who are willing and able to access community based treatment services for psychosis 
  • Individuals who do not have an organic brain disorder or impairment 
  • Eligibility for individuals who fall outside the 14-35 age range will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Application
  • Professional referral sources such as physicians and/or mental health workers must complete a referral package 
  • Self and family referrals are also accepted for screening by phone
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-0060
Fax 807-345-0030
E-Mail firstplace@cmha-tb.on.ca
Website thunderbay.cmha.ca
Primary Contact Cathleen Larsen, Manager, First Place Clinic and Regional Resource Centre
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 28 Cumberland St N, Suite 100
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4K9
 
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Intersection Cumberland St N and Van Norman St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)