Counseling is intended to support the family and caregivers of someone with a severe mental health disorder. We offer short to mid-term follow-up for families, couples and individuals (both adults and children) who are helping a person with a mental health disorder. Our counsellors adapt their intervention to the specific needs of our of families and their situations.
Counseling helps to establish and preserve the emotional and psychosocial balance of the family, and promote greater stability and autonomy for the ill person. This allows families to deal with their situation in a healthy way and overcome the disorganization that results from a lifestyle centered on the mental health disorder of a loved one.
Getting support on the phone allows friends and relatives to share their difficulties and receive counselling without coming to our physical location in person. It is also possible to schedule meetings with a counsellor on Skype.
Request for a Psychiatric Evaluation
Requesting a psychiatric evaluation through a court order is a legal process available to everyone in the province of Quebec. The principal goal of a court order is to act as a preventative measure. It ensures that an individual receives an evaluation by trained professionals who can assess the level of danger of a given situation. by trained professionals.
A court order is invoked to help an individual who may be struggling with a mental health disorder or is in an acute crisis, and who is an imminent threat to themselves or others. A psychiatric evaluation can also be the first step in receiving long-term treatment and/or a diagnosis. [...]