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Muskoka-Parry Sound Community Mental Health Service

Site: Bracebridge - Manitoba St

Service: Muskoka-Parry Sound Community Mental Health Service

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Record #: MUS0234 Last Modified: 05 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 08 Jul 2014
DescriptionProvides mental health crisis intervention, treatment, and community support (case management) services * assessment and referral * counselling/psychotherapy * psychiatric consultation * intensive case management for individuals with serious mental illness * group services in some cases  
Core Services include: 
Crisis/Intake support service
- single point of entry for all services of the Core Program * screening and review of all referrals * 24 hour telephone Crisis support service * community crisis support * post crisis follow-up * 24 hour consultations to hospitals 
COAST (Community Outreach and Support Team) - a multidisciplinary, mobile, outreach team providing individualized treatment for a persistent and serious mental illness, including: housing * medication * rehabilitation * employment and financial services 
Court Diversion and Support - redirection from criminal justice system for minor offenses * the person agrees to an individualized support/treatment program in the community 
Supportive Housing Service - rent supplements to clients who have experienced serious mental illness, are homeless or at risk of being homeless and receiving ongoing service from the Agency  
Counselling Psychotherapy and Education Service - individual counselling (as resources allow) including assessment, treatment planning and case management * group counselling * community consultation and education of mental health issues 
Other programs include: 
Regional Seniors’ Mental Health Consultation Service - mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and limited follow-up and/or referral on an outreach basis for people with age-related mental health problems * Collaborate with health care agencies and caregivers to provide advocacy for clients and their families  
Adult Protective Services (APS) - assist developmentally disabled adults to live independently in the community including locating and retaining accommodation * counselling for life skills, financial management and emotional issues * co-ordinating medical and dental appointments, etc * advocating for client rights * assisting clients with the judicial system 
Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives - peer-guided community program for people who live with mental health issues  
Volunteer Program - volunteer opportunities to assist in services and enhancement of quality of life for people with a serious mental illness or developmental disability * Volunteer Coordinator can be reached at 705-645-2262 
Partner Assault Response Program - a group for men who have been abusive, including anger management and conflict resolution 
Member agency of Support Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario 
Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program - psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness
Service Details
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Crisis service: Mon-Sun 24/7 hours
DatesYear round
Areas ServedMuskoka District ; Parry Sound District
ApplicationCall first to arrange intake interview * individuals in crisis are seen as soon as possible
Address and Location
Address NotesDirectly across the street and parking lot from the Bracebridge arena - can enter Shier building through the back door off the parking lot or the front door on Manitoba St
Address & Map
Shier Building
173 Manitoba St, Suite 202
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1S3
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AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Accessible 9 am-5 pm from front entrance on Manitoba St
Contact Information
Office Phone705-645-2262 * Adult Protective Services 705-645-6771
Toll Free Phone1-800-245-5036 * Adult Protective Services 1-800-563-1990
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine refers callers to the 1-800 crisis line
Crisis Phone1-800-461-5424
Primary ContactCharlane Cluett, Manager of Operations (Muskoka)
Alternate ContactDeb Kszan, Area Manager
Volunteer CoordinatorJohn Frederick, Administration Manager
Primary ExecutiveW.P. Davies, Executive Director