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Innovative Hamilton program combines addiction rehab with mental health care

MOUNTAIN ONE is an acute psychiatric hospital unit unlike any other in the country. Located in a new facility built on the site of the former Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has pioneered an innovative method of treating severe mental illness here.

The ambitious project seeks to redesign the mental health system from the ground up, to destigmatize patients, integrate various treatment methods and save money at the same time.

In just nine months in operation, they’ve had staggering results.

Read More at: http://www.thespec.com/living-story/5207338-innovative-hamilton-program-combines-addiction-rehab-with-mental-health-care/

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