This service is intended for persons with serious and persistent mental disorders who have demonstrated that without community treatment and support, they will experience reoccurring relapses and hospitalizations, frequently as formal patients. The purpose of community treatment orders (CTOs) is to provide these individuals with the particular treatment and care they require in the community, thus breaking the cycle of admission-discharge-readmission.
Persons with a severe and persistent mental disorder (i.e. Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder)History of non-compliance to treatment in community setting
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.