Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre

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Description
Community-based agency dedicated to helping youth and their families overcome substance use, mental health and related issues

Programs and services include:
  • comprehensive assessment
  • three-month residential treatment (flexible)
  • up to three-month post-residential continuing care
  • family services
  • psychiatric care and primary health care on a limited basis
Residential Treatment:
  • 24-hour residential addiction treatment 10-bed facility for young females
Assertive Continuing Care (ACC):
  • reduces the risks that lead to relapse and facilitates community linkage and support
  • engages with youth and families immediately after the residential phase has ended
Family Services include:
  • parent education
  • crisis support
  • family counselling
  • clients receive individualized programming and are able to earn high school credits
Eligibility
Residential admission criteria:

  • youth is 13-21 years of age at time of inpatient admission

  • diagnosis or symptoms consistent with mild to moderate substance use disorder

  • inability to control substance use at lower treatment intensity settings

  • significant functional impairment as a result of substance use

  • use within the past 30 days

  • willingness to actively work towards healthy lifestyle goals


Exclusionary criteria:

  • actively homicidal/suicidal (at time of application/admission)

  • significant intellectual challenges that preclude meaningful participation

  • severe and uncontrolled mental health issues (e.g. psychosis)

  • significant violence and/or incarceration history (especially in 18+ age group)

Application Process
Call for more information, all residential admissions are to be directed to the Intake Coordinator
Toll Free
1-866-334-4485
Office
613-594-8333
Fax
613-594-5623
Web Site
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Email
info@davesmithcentre.org
Mailing Address
1883 Bradley Side Rd
Ottawa, ON, K0A 1L0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Sue Seath, Residential Intake Coordinator for Females
Email: sue.s@davesmithcentre.org
Phone: 613-594-8333 ext 2205
Executive Director
Mike Beauchesne
Email: mike.b@davesmithcentre.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
To view the required documents, visit the application process page for more information
Accessibility
Partially Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’Est ontarien
Last Updated On
November 23, 2022
Address
1883 Bradley Side Rd
Ottawa, ON, K0A 1L0
Cross street: Oak Creek Rd and Bradley Side Rd
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Renfrew County