Northern Lights Lodge

Northern Lights Lodge provides tertiary mental health services to individuals within the North East region who are experiencing serious mental illness requiring a longer and more intensive approach to assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation than is provided by district level inpatient services. Our goals are to:

  • Assess and treat individuals with complex and refractory problems in the least restrictive environment possible
  • Optimize independence, community integration, and quality of life
  • Develop bridges between district inpatient services, community services across the region, and the specialized programs of the North Bay Regional Health Centre

Northern Lights Lodge inpatient unit offers in-depth interprofessional psychiatric assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation for a period of 6 to 12 months. Following discharge, consultative services and time-limited follow up are provided by the Community Outreach Service of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery Program.

Admission Criteria

In addition to the above, individuals being referred must:

  • Have a diagnosis of serious mental illness
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Reside within the catchment area of NBRHC
  • Be medically stable
  • Have exhausted district level services
  • Have a signed letter of commitment from the referring agency/service

Community Outreach Service

Outreach services provide support to patient, family and community resources during the transition to community living after discharge.

Education and skill development provided to patients, families and community.

Integration and development of the necessary community resources, to ensure successful community living while optimizing individual strengths of the patient.

CONTACT705-474-8600 ext. 3504

Northern Lights Lodge

Contact:

Tel: 705-474-8600 ext. 3505

Community Outreach Service

705-474-8600 ext. 3504

Regional Mental Health Central Referral

North Bay

50 College Drive,
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON
P1B 5A4
Tel: 705-474-8600

Sudbury

680 Kirkwood Drive,
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1X3
Tel: 705-675-9193
Fax: 705-675-6817

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