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Concurrent Disorders

This service provides community support for individuals who experience a co-occurring mental health and substance use issue.

Concurrent Disorder Clinicians are regulated health care professionals who work with individuals in the community to meet there individualized treatment goals. 

What to expect

When working with a Concurrent Disorders Clinician Weekly or biweekly face to face appointments Ability to meet in community that best meets individual needs. (Home, park, other organizations) Support to scheduled appointments as required Completion of assessment and forms (ODSP, Treatment referrals) Community based Treatment planning and individualized goal setting Support for housing, primary care, basic needs, psychiatry, trauma counselling and community based care.
Individuals will be encouraged to attend Concurrent Disorders Skills and Support Group offered in Woodstock or Tillsonburg.

Eligibility Criteria 

Referral Process

Please connect with the Concurrent Disorders Team at
or complete our First Point of Contact Form.
Our fax number is 519-539-8371

Who can make a referral?

Referrals can come through; Professionals, Crisis/MHEART, Primary care, and self through crisis or walk in services.

Services Available for Concurrent Disorders

This is an integrated treatment model for individuals with substance use problems accompanied by a metal health issue and can include;

Community Partnerships

The Concurrent Disorders program works in partnership with the Oxford Addiction Treatment Strategy individuals who do not require this level of support are directly connected to a partner program such as Substance use counselling, Community Opioid Addiction Program and other substance use supports. We are focused on strengthening community supports

Concurrent Disorders Skills and Support Groups

These groups are uniquely designed for individuals experiencing both mental health and substance use issues.
The groups incorporate a complimentary combination of Stages of Change theory, Solution Focused approach, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Groups are facilitated by Regulated Health Care Professionals. We welcome individuals at all stages of wellness and recovery. Our groups offer participants the opportunity to gain knowledge, insight, skills, and mutual support in working toward recovery.

Stage One
Weekly (1.5 hours) for 12 weeks and is offered 2 times per year.
No matter which Stage of Change the individual is at, this group will offer opportunities to gain insight, and learn skills to aid in recovery. Pre-registration is not required, although Public Health Restrictions may limit group size. A virtual option is available through Zoom.

Stage Two – Maintenance and Recovery
Weekly (1.5-2 hours) for 8 weeks and is offered 2 times per year. Pre-registration is required. Please contact a concurrent disorders team member to assess readiness for this group. Group size: 10 – 12 individuals (Co-ed)

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