Slaight Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Program

Children, youth up to age 18, their mental health professional and families can access psychiatric consultation via video conferencing at a location that is the most convenient for them.

Type:

Mental Health and/or Addictions

Age:

14 – 24 years

Fees:

Free

Referral:

Referral required.
Family physician referral is required. Please visit your family doctor to discuss a referral to the Slaight DBT Program.

Eligibility:

Youth living in Scarborough with complex mental health conditions

Languages offered:

English

Location:

The DBT program is offered both at Strides Toronto and SHN.

Hours:

25 Week Program, Hours Vary

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Program focus: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Relationships

The Slaight Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Program is a voluntary treatment program featuring a team of clinicians from Strides Toronto and the Scarborough Health Network (SHN) Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. This is a 25-week therapy program provided to Scarborough youth with complex mental health conditions between the ages of 14 and 24 years. A family physician referral is required. Please visit your family doctor to discuss a referral to the Slaight DBT Program.

After a referral is submitted, you will be contacted for a telephone intake to determine your eligibility for this program. If you are eligible, you will be placed on a waitlist until a spot becomes available. Please be aware that wait times can exceed 6 months.

Each client will establish their own individual goals for treatment. Success is defined by a decrease in harmful and unwanted behaviours and an increase in skillful behaviours. Success is impacted by the effort put forth by each client to actively engage in all components of their program and to implement the skills in their everyday life.

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