To develop ongoing, supportive relationships with clients in the community who are coping with serious mental illness. To help them achieve their personal recovery goals and develop supports in the community to address a range of social, cultural, emotional and health care issues.
The LCMH Recreation Facilitator provides quality programs and activities that support the client’s needs as well as provide opportunity for social support through Social Recreation Groups. One group is offered in Smiths Falls and another in Carleton Place. The program assists clients in reducing social isolation, assists in linking them to supports in the surrounding communities, and enhances their quality of life through social and physical participation. The Social Recreation Facilitator works in partnership with The Link (The Mental Health Support Project), a consumer support driven activity center. This integration of services supports both agency members/clients. There is a men’s support group, coordinated special events and activities for all members or clients.
Court Diversion/Support Services:
To support individuals with serious mental health concerns who may be eligible for court related intervention.
Support for clients through assessment and prevention / intervention services.
Family and Caregiver Supports
Provide individual and group supports for families of people with severe and persistent mental illness.