Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • CMHA Simcoe County Branch offices are open by appointment and to distribute harm reduction supplies. 
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
 
If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call: 
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333 
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922 
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat
 
Regular Service 
Addiction counselling for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 residing in Barrie * using a harm reduction approach, support is offered regarding moderation, abstinence, alternative coping, family dynamics, peer interactions, and connecting to community resources * include individual support, groups and outreach in high schools across Simcoe County * support is also offered to those who are impacted by someone else's use
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
  • CMHA Simcoe County Branch offices are open by appointment and to distribute harm reduction supplies. 
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
 
If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call: 
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333 
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922 
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat
Hours COVID-19 Update  
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment 
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia and area
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Application Intake appointments are available on a walk in basis at 134 Anne St S Mon 1 pm-4 pm. Self referral. If unable to attend walk in or for more information, contact 705-726-5033.
Languages English ; French - Website, Interpretation, can be arranged
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
90 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON L4M 3M5
 
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Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4319
Website https://cmhastarttalking.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CMHA-Simcoe-County-183178325429506
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/StartTalking1
Primary Contact Meredith Fryia, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 311; Email: mfryia@cmhastarttalking.ca
Primary Executive Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community Mental Health & Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email: lcheliak@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: vgrdisa@cmhastarttalking.ca

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