Maternal Infant Mental Health (MIMH)
Maternal Infant Mental Health (MIMH) services promote optimal child and youth mental health and well-being by focussing on the health and wellness of the family as a whole. Outcomes include a sense of security and self-esteem, the ability to form satisfying relationships, to engage with the world, to learn, cope and problem solve, and to continue positive development throughout life.
An evaluation of the child/youth’s needs for mental health services is conducted and staff collaborate with other professionals to help the family decide on the most appropriate internal or external services they can access.
The services provided through the MIMH program include:
Clients can access MIMH services through:
Frequency of services may vary, depending on the severity of the identified need.
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