- There are more than 200 classified forms of mental illness.
- Just like cancer or diabetes, mental illness is a medical condition that affects the lives of individuals experiencing related symptoms.
- Mental illness arises from a complex interaction of genetic, biological, personality and environmental factors. Mental illnesses affects people of all ages, education levels, income levels and cultures.
- Early recognition of mental illness and appropriate response can minimize the impact of the illness.
What is Ontario Shores Doing to Help:
Ontario Shores provides specialized and comprehensive assessment and treatment to individuals suffering from severe mental illness using best clinical practices based on the latest advances in scientific research, patient care and treatment. We offer numerous programs and services for adolescents, seniors and people from all different cultures.
Patients benefit from a caring environment that is built on compassion and hope. They work with an inter-professional treatment team to develop individual care plans designed to achieve an optimal level of well-being.
Mental illness does not discriminate, and we are here for the most vulnerable in their time of need.