Making Strides – Equine (*HORSE) and Canine (*DOG) Therapy

MAKING STRIDES Equine (Horse) and Canine (Dog) Therapy Program A one-on-one weekly session with a therapist and animals! Equine Therapy (HORSES!) A collaborative project between Equinox Therapeutic, Boyle Street Community Services, and the Bissell Centre. WELCA’s Galla raised $9,845 for equine-assisted psychotherapy services to Edmonton’s inner city community members. Canine Therapy (DOGS!) Three 1 hour … Continue reading

Addiction & Mental Health – Inpatient Unit at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

Addiction & Mental Health – Inpatient Unit The unit is staffed by an interdisciplinary team who provide treatment and care to clients with acute addiction and mental health disorders. Treatment includes: •ongoing individual assessment •medication •counselling and •group therapy Accessing the service – more information: This service is provided on an inpatient unit with in … Continue reading

Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health

Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health Provide treatment for persons suffering from acute episodes of mental illness such as: •psychosis •major depression •bipolar affective disorder •delirium •dementia •generalized anxiety disorder •adjustment disorders •suicidal behaviors Concurrent medical and /or psychiatric disorders such as: •chronic neurological, •pain •other concurrent mental illnesses. Treatment of patients offers an interdisciplinary opportunity … Continue reading