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Making a Scene for Mental Health: A Fundraising Event to Support the Homewood Research Institute

Homewood Health is honoured to be the VIP presenting Sponsor for Shelley Marshall’s one-woman play, Hold Mommy’s Cigarette, a fundraiser for The Homewood Research Institute (HRI), in celebration of Mental Health Week 2017.

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Homewood Health - Mar 17th 2017

New outpatient program puts trauma help for first responders front and centre

A new outpatient program by Homewood Health in Mississauga will bring help to first responders who experience post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Natalie Nanowski - CBC News - Nov 8th 2016

Homewood staff clinician wins award of excellence

​Doron Gold, Staff Clinician – Stay at Work Services at Homewood Health, received the 2016 CBA Wellness Forum’s Award of Excellence on November 5, 2016, at the group’s annual conference in Halifax.

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Homewood Health - Nov 7th 2016

Laurier to establish Music Therapist-in-Residence with Homewood Health Centre

Wilfrid Laurier University will partner with the Homewood Health Centre in Guelph to establish a Music Therapist-in-Residence. The new position will supervise undergraduate and graduate student placements, provide clinical services at Homewood Health, conduct research at the Homewood Research Institute and Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research and teach on Laurier’s Waterloo campus.

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Homewood Health - Nov 1st 2016

First post-traumatic stress disorder clinic opened in Mississauga

After multiple suicide attempts due to post traumatic stress injury, a GTA-based advanced paramedic now feels herself safe and has started to inspire others dealing with similar issues.

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Nouman Khalil - Mississauga News - Oct 24th 2016

The Development and Implementation of an Outcome Monitoring System for Addiction Treatment

Dr. Harry Vedelago, Chief of the Addiction Medicine Service at Homewood Health Centre—contributes to an important paper in the Canadian Journal of Addiction. The paper describes the development, design and implementation of an outcome monitoring system (OMS) within an inpatient addiction treatment program, presents feasibility findings from pilot testing and early implementation, and shares lessons learned.

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The Canadian Journal of Addiction - Oct 12th 2016

Pacific Blue Cross partners with Homewood Health to deliver new EFAP service to its plan members

Pacific Blue Cross has announced Homewood Health as its new partner in the delivery of Employee Family Assistance Programs (EFAP) effective September 1, 2016.

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Homewood Health - Sep 7th 2016

Homewood Enters into Agreement with University of Victoria

We are excited to announce that Homewood Health Inc. has entered into a conditional agreement with the University of Victoria to purchase Dunsmuir Lodge and the surrounding 25 acres situated on the Saanich Peninsula outside of Victoria, BC.

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Homewood Health Announces The Homewood Clinic

Local Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction Treatment; The First of Its Kind in Quebec

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Homewood is a proud supporter of Mental Illness Awareness Week October 4-10, 2015.

Since 1883, Homewood has helped thousands of people living with mental health and addiction problems get back to work and back to life.

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About Us

Homewood Health is the Canadian leader in mental health and addiction services. With over 130 years of experience, we achieve outstanding outcomes every day through our national network of nearly 4,500 employees and clinical experts, and through the Homewood Health Centre — one of Canada’s largest and leading facilities for medical treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our complete continuum of services includes organizational wellness, assistance programs, assessments, outpatient and inpatient treatment, recovery management, return to work and family support services, customized to meet the specialized needs of individuals and organizations. Homewood Health is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.