Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Day Programs

Day Programs

The Mental Health Day Hospital Program are groups that run 4 days per week from 9:30am – 3:00pm.  This program consists of an inter-disciplinary Treatment Team that works in conjunction with community agencies, your physician, your family and you.  A mental health clinician will assist the you in developing your individual goals and work with you to monitor your success.

Joining a Day Program to help you manage your symptoms is a form of treatment.  Attending and participating in groups programs during recovery from a mental illness is proven to be very effective for many people.

Wellness and health are not only marked by the absence of illness, but by the presence of positive feelings. Understanding mental illness is the key to treatment and Ross Memorial Hospital is proud to offer our community these specialized programs closer to home.

Available Classes:


Our service is appropriate for residents within the City of Kawartha Lakes and surrounding area who are 18 years of age or older and who are seeking assistance for acute mental health and/or addiction concerns.

Download our Mental Health Program Brochure

Referral Process

Anyone may initiate a referral or clients may self-refer. Once a referral has been made, you will be contacted for an intake assessment to determine if our program will suit your needs.

Download our Mental Health Referral


Our Mental Health Program at Ross Memorial Hospital uses a team approach to care. Your information is shared with members of the multidisciplinary team involved in your care.

Your personal health information is protected under the "Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004" (PHIPA). This law sets out the rules that we as healthcare providers must follow when collecting, using and sharing your personal health information.

This law also gives you the right to:

To find out more about your rights under PHIPA please go to or call 1-800-387-0073.