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On Track: The Champlain First Episode Psychosis Program – Community Based

Brief Description/Purpose

On Track is a voluntary rehabilitative program that provides care for people ages 16 to 35 years, who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis or early symptoms of a possible psychotic illness.  Working with both patients and their families, we provide diagnostic clarifications and recommendations, mental health assessment and treatment, case management, family and patient education, and support.  Working according to a recovery model, our goals of treatment are remission of symptoms, community re-integration, and relapse prevention.  Our individualized care plan may follow patients for up to three years.

How to Obtain Referral/Access Service

Anyone can refer to On Track.  

Healthcare providers, please use the following form to refer a client: On Track Referral Form 

Self and or family referrals are also accepted. Please contact our intake team directly.

Program Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Please make sure that any client referred meets the following inclusion and exclusion criteria.  Should you have any questions about whether or not you should refer a client, please contact our intake team.

Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
  • Age 16-35 years
  • Patient agrees to referral
  • Symptoms of psychosis
  • Six months or less of antipsychotic treatment
  • Resides with the Champlain Region
  • Psychosis secondary to mood disorder
  • Psychosis due to substance use disorder
  • Extensive forensics involvement
  • Developmental delay

Contact Information

1355 Bank Street,
Suite 208,
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7

Phone (General Information, Administration): 613-737-8069
Phone (Intake): 613-737-8899 ext 73908
Fax: 613-737-8318
Email (General Information):

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Last updated on: May 17th, 2023