Mental Health

The CSSS-IUGS provides various services associated to mental health care to adults living in Sherbrooke.

  • Services offered
      • In-depth needs assessment of the individual
      • Follow-up at home or at the CSSS-IUGS
      • Psycho-social rehabilitation to encourage an optimal recovery of the functional autonomy within the community of the individual
      • Accompaniment of individuals to encourage access to services and their continuity
      • Accompaniment intended for the recovery of individuals
      • Mental health disease and life hygiene education as well as information on medication
      • Psychological and psycho-social treatment intended for the recovery of the individual
      • Crisis intervention for the clientele being monitored
      • Support to families and caregivers as well as referrals to the appropriate organizations, including the Association des proches de personnes atteintes de maladie mentale de l'Estrie (APPAMME, association for the families of persons suffering from mental health disorders)
      • Guidance to the appropriate resources
      • Group services: Beginning October 2010
        • Together for Well-Being: Eight information and exchange meetings on health and recovery.
        • Coping with Anxiety: Eight psycho-educative meetings on the nature of anxiety disorders and symptoms management.

      Services are provided on a voluntary basis and in the form of individual follow-ups. Group activities will soon be added to the list of services provided.

      Various professionals , in particular psycho-educators, an occupational therapist, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and health and social services assistants, ensure that services are provided.

  • Clientele
    • Adults aged 18 and older living in Sherbrooke who have moderate or severe mental disorders such as:

      • Schizophrenia
      • Bipolar affective disorder
      • Depressive disorders
      • Anxiety disorders and personality disorders
      • Associated problems such as substance abuse
  • How to access these services
    • Come to CSLC 50, Camirand Street to have your health condition evaluated or obtain a reference from a partner of the health and social services network.

      Services are provided Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except holidays) at CLSC 50, Camirand Street or at home depending on the needs assessment and on the services required by each individual.