Record #: BAR0330
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Multidisciplinary team that provides intensive service to youth and young adults who are experiencing first episode psychosis
  • individual and group treatment, family support, and education for anyone wanting to learn more about the onset of a psychotic disorder
  • clients of the EPI program who are First Nation, Metis, or Inuit have access to an Aboriginal Worker
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
  • offices distribute harm reduction supplies
For immediate mental health assistance call:
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333; if your call to the crisis line is answered by an automated service, leave a message and a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat

Service Details

Hours Mon, Tue, Thu: 10 am-3 pm Drop in
Wed, Fri: by appointment only
Areas Served Simcoe County ; Residents of Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Penetanguishene and Collingwood areas
  • Age Requirements: 14 - 35 yrs
  • Residents of Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Penetanguishene and Collingwood areas with a suspected or first episode psychosis
  • Self referral
  • Family referral
  • Medical referral
Languages English; French - Interpretation, French speaking CMHA staff available to interpret
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
134 Anne St S
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6A2
Intersection Anne St S and Tiffin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4319, Simcoe County
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Fax 705-725-5496
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Percy Larbi, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email:
Alternate Contact Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email:
Mailing Address 134 Anne St S 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 6A2

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