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Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services is a community mental health clinic offering assessment, individual and group therapy, supportive counselling and referral services for a wide range of emotional and behavioural problems and mental illnesses. Mental health professionals work to provide assistance in managing depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders.

Requests for marital counselling, parenting skills and substance abuse counselling are likely to be referred to other agencies specializing in services for these problems.

Mental Health Services also provides funding to Yukon Family Services Association (a community counselling agency.)

Counsellors/therapists from Mental Health Services and Yukon Family Services travel to the communities outside of Whitehorse on a regular basis to provide services.

Services are confidential.

Mental Wellness Strategy 2016-2026: Forward Together

The Yukon Mental Wellness strategy is a 10-year strategy addressing mental wellness in Yukon, and provides the overall direction for system response and improvement. This is a living document, and implementation activities recognize and build upon past and current work within Yukon, from First Nation partners, as well as the learnings from other Canadian and international jurisdictions.

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Mental Health Caregiver's Support Group

Are you caring or supporting a friend or family member with a mental illness? Come to our caregiver support group.

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Mental Health Act

The Mental Health Act deals with the involuntary assessment and admission of people with a mental disorder who are at risk of harming themselves or another person. Consent to treatment by people with a mental disorder is generally dealt with under the Care Consent Act.

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Reality Rules

Reality Rules! a Yukon Early Psychosis Intervention website. Psychosis is a serious condition that affects the mind. It can be treated. Recognition, early Intervention and Access to supports will get and keep Life on track.

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Documents

Mental Health Forms

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Mental Health Services

Phone: 867-667-8346

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8346

Fax: 867-667-8372

Mailing Address:

Mental Health Services (4 HospRd)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 4 Hospital Rd. | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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