Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Barrie - 90 Mulcaster St

Service: Youth Addiction Counseling

Record #: BAR1508
Last Modified: 04 May 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Sep 2022


Description (Service) Addiction counselling for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 residing in Barrie
  • use a harm reduction approach to provide support 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
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
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-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment
Areas Served Barrie ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia
Eligibility Age Requirements: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Application Self referral, intakes can be completed in person, via phone or virtual
For phone intake call: 705-726-5033 (Barrie, Innisfil and Collingwood), 705-526-0393 (Midland) and 705-325-4491 (Orillia)
Languages English; French - Website, Interpretation, can be arranged
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
90 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3M5
Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald 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
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Meredith Fryia, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 311; Email:
Alternate Contact Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community and Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:
Mailing Address 90 Mulcaster St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3M5

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