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Eligibility and Referral

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the program you must be:

Enter the program


You may contact NHP for general information and referral to resources without enrolling in the program.

Once you’ve signed the consent for assessment (Program Enrolment Consent Form), you are enrolled in the program. Anyone can contact NHP for program information. You can refer yourself or you may be referred by CNO as an alternative to the Fitness to Practice process.

Referrals by CNO

If you are referred to NHP by CNO, you receive a letter from CNO advising you that you may have a possible health condition that affects your ability to practice safely. The letter outlines your option to enrol in NHP as an alternative to a possible health inquiry process.

How to get more information

If you need help, you are not alone. If you are experiencing difficulties with substance use and/or mental health disorders, we can help.

Through NHP, you will have access to the care you need. Simply contact us directly for more information. We’ll listen to your concerns and provide support. If requested, we’ll connect you with a qualified case manager for an initial assessment.

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