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Mental Health

North Durham Family Health Team provides brief individual therapy to patients of Medical Associates of Port Perry. In order to provide equitable access to services, individual therapy appointments are reserved for those who do not have access to health care benefits or EAP. Clients can be supported with mild to moderate mental health concerns, day to day coping and learning new skills.

Mental health

Individual therapy supports are best suited to individuals who are voluntary and motivated to work towards specific goals. Brief therapy is not suitable to those experiencing crisis, severe mental health concerns or active psychosis, or those who require long term or intensive services. It is reccomended that clients do not recieve therapy from multiple providers. If you feel you would benefit from individual therapy please speak to your primary care provider for a referral.

Evidence-based group programming is available to all individuals living in North Durham Region age 18 years and older who are experiencing a mild to moderate mental health concern. If you are interested in attending a group program and live in North Durham please contact the Family Health Team office at 905-985-2895 x6070 to register or access more information. Please see programs and services tabs for information on group programs available. No referral is required for group programs.

If you are experiencing mental health crisis please contact:
Durham Mental Health Services: 1-800-742-1890
Distress Centre Durham: 1-800-452-0688
Pride Line: 1-855-87PRIDE (77433)

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