Homewood Health completes Acquisition and Introduces Homewood du Plateau in Montreal

Monday, April 16, 2018 General News
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New Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Facility in Heart of the City

MONTREAL, April 16,

2018 /CNW/ - Homewood Health is pleased to introduce Homewood du Plateau, a world-class, bilingual inpatient mental health and addictions treatment facility in Montreal.

Known

formerly as 360°dtx,  Homewood Health acquired 50% of the organization in 2014 and fully acquired the facility late in 2017. With Homewood's backing and over 130 years of clinical experience, it has now become a full-service, bilingual, inpatient treatment centre serving individuals with mental health challenges and substance abuse disorders.

Homewood du Plateau is located in the vibrant Plateau neighbourhood of Montreal and delivers medically-based treatment for mental health, trauma, addiction and concurrent conditions.

"The physicians at Homewood du Plateau are leaders in their fields," says Jagoda Pike, President and CEO of Homewood Health Inc. "They will continue to deliver the tremendous, personal and expert care that 360°dtx patients were accustomed to."

Led by Co-Medical Directors Dr. Warren Steiner and Dr. Ronald Fraser, the clinicians at Homewood du Plateau have won numerous awards for innovation in their clinical work and research.  Most are affiliated with McGill University and are extensively involved in community outreach in the areas of mental health and addiction. 

"Homewood du Plateau helps those seeking treatment for mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, trauma and PTSD as well as behavioral and substance addictions alone, or those combined with a mental health condition" said Dr. Warren Steiner, Psychiatrist and Co-Medical Director at Homewood du Plateau.  "Clients are cared for by 30 full and part-time addiction and mental health professionals, including psychiatrists and physicians, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists and 24/7 on-site nurses."

Homewood du Plateau will offer medically managed detoxification for a wide variety of substance use disorders including alcohol, opioid, cannabis, stimulant and tranquilizer addictions for those who need it. Clients will be treated with a combination of group and one-on-one therapy, including cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapies with graduating clients accessing aftercare through a Homewood Clinic or through our national network of aftercare professionals, the largest in Canada.

Homewood du Plateau offers a modern facility with state-of-the-art amenities so clients can feel at home and focus on their treatment and recovery. With 16 large private bedrooms, all with personal ensuites, clients at Homewood du Plateau experience the ideal mix of privacy and comfortable shared spaces.  The beautiful, modern and fully renovated facility offers a professionally equipped gym, massage therapy rooms, yoga studio, sauna, hot tub, comfortable lounges, library, media room and a large outdoor terrace.  Across from Mount Royal Park, therapeutic outings include extensive walks and hiking, as well cross-country skiing and skating.

About Homewood HealthHomewood Health is Canada's leader in mental health, addiction and trauma treatment. With over 130 years of experience, we achieve outstanding outcomes every day through our national network of over 4,500 local employees and clinical experts at The Homewood Clinics, The Residence by Homewood, Homewood du Plateau, and through the Homewood Health Centre in Guelph, ON – Canada's largest and leading facility for medical treatment of mental health, trauma and addiction disorders. We support individuals and their families, employers and organizations, insurers, and medical professionals with a full suite of outcome-focused services for prevention, assessment, treatment, return-to-work, and ongoing recovery management.

About Dr. Warren Steiner, Psychiatrist (MD, FRCPC, FAPA) and Co-Medical Director of Homewood du PlateauWarren has been named an exemplary psychiatrist by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. After obtaining his medical degree from McGill University in 1983, Dr. Steiner interned at the Allan Memorial Institute, and completed his psychiatry residency at McGill. Following postgraduate training, he joined the staff at the Montreal General Hospital, becoming Director of the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in 1988. 

Dr. Steiner served as Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre from 2003 to 2012. Dr. Steiner returned to inpatient psychiatry in 2013, and is currently an attending psychiatrist in the Inpatient General Psychiatry and Inpatient Detoxification Services at the MUHC. He is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University.

About Dr. Ronald Fraser Psychiatrist (MD, FRCPC) and Co-Medical Director of Homewood du PlateauRonald is a notable authority in addictions and personality disorders, with active clinical practices in both Quebec and Nova Scotia. Dr. Fraser obtained his medical degree at Dalhousie University in 1995, and graduated as his class' valedictorian. He completed his Psychiatry Residency (2000) and his Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship (2001) at McGill University.

Dr. Fraser is currently the Director of the Extended Care Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Clinic, and the Inpatient Detoxification Service at the McGill University Health Centre. He is a consulting psychiatrist for the Addictions Program of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dr. Fraser is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at McGill and at Dalhousie Universities.

SOURCE Homewood Health inc.



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