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Community Outreach Assessment Support and Treatment Team (COAST) - Dual Diagnosis Program (Intellectual Disability in combination with Mental Illness)

The community outreach assessment support and treatment team provides services for persons with both intellectual disability and also mental illness. These services include:

  • Assessments including a detailed report and recommendations
  • Short-term treatment and support with a view to discharge client back to his/her family doctor
  • A plan for leaving the hospital and follow up after patients leave the hospital
  • Working in collaboration with family physicians and other community health care providers to facilitate the recovery of individual clients.

Accessing this Service

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This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Mount Hope Building at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth.

A referral from your doctor or psychiatrist is required.

This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Mount Hope Building at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth.

A referral from your doctor or psychiatrist is required.

This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Mount Hope Building at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth.

A referral from your doctor or psychiatrist is required.

This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Mount Hope Building at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth.

A referral from your doctor or psychiatrist is required.

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