Youth Addiction & Mental Health

This program is designed to improve the health, social outcomes and quality of life of young people with
substance use, gambling, gaming, internet/technology, shopping, overspending or pornography/sex
concerns through offering direct client services in the form of individual and group community treatment and counselling services, offered in person and/or virtually for youth ages 12 and older.

Is This Program For Me?

  • Must be 12 years of age older
  • Must be willing to enter the program
  • Must have concerns about addiction (by yourself or a loved one)
  • Must reside in the Thames Valley Region (London, Middlesex, Elgin or Oxford)

What We Offer

  • Counselling Services:
    1:1 counselling
  • Group counselling
  • Workshops
  • Psychoeducation
  • Staged Screening and Assessment
    standardized screening and assessment tools are utilized to help inform treatment planning and next step

Family / Caregiver Supports:
Family and Significant Other Intake Form

Our Family Group provides family members with a forum in which to discuss successes and challenges in coping with their loved one’s addiction, healthy ways to support your loved one, and how to navigate through the addiction treatment system.
Family Group is held the 3rd and 4th Monday of each month, from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Please call 519 673 3242 ext. 222 to register as space is limited.

How Do I Get An Appointment?

Anyone concerned about their own addiction can access screening, assessment and treatment services.
These services are available for all individuals regardless or their stage of change or treatment goal. Third party and self-referrals are welcome, bot not required.

  • If interested in services, there are several ways to get in contact:
    Call 519-673-3242 ext 222 to connect with our intake line, open daily.
  • Attend any point of access. See Help For Yourself for locations and time of walk-in intake services.
  • Book a “Meet and Greet” appointment directly through Crossing Bridges
  • You can also connect with Connex Ontario by calling 1800-565-8603 or visit www.connexontario.ca via email or chat for more information about the treatment system in Ontario.

Partnerships

Choices for Change and CMHA TVAMHS are proud to partner on the following programs: 
 PreVenture 
– Crossing Bridges Youth Platform – coming soon! 
Youth Gambling Prevention Program (YGAP) 

Locations

Youth Services are offered at all our locations.