Addiction and Mental Health - Short Term Outreach

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


Description
Short Term Outreach (STO) team provides timely and brief support post (up to 6 sessions) crisis intervention with the Mobile Response Team (MRT) or the Police and Crisis Team (PACT) in the client's home, over the telephone, in the community, or an Alberta Health Services site. They offer goal-oriented interventions focused on helping the client build on their skills, resiliency, and strengths.

This service offers goal-oriented interventions focused on connecting clients with:

  • community supports
  • mental health education / psychoeducation
  • mental health system navigation
  • or assisting with practical needs

STO can help identify longer-term resources and provide bridging support as needed.


Affiliation: Calgary Police Services, Mobile Response Team, Police and Crisis Team
Key Provider: Mental Health Clinicians
Eligibility
Yes, Adults age 18 and up.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Referrals only accepted from the Police and Crisis Team or the Mobile Response Team.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: No,

Varies.


Telephone
403-266-4357 (Distress Centre - request Mental Health Crisis Triage)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
October 30, 2023
Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 0X7

This facility provides 24/7 care for people with injuries or illnesses that are not life threatening. Other healthcare services have limited hours.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Off holidays and weekends.