Description
Description (Service) Youth Services include: 
 
Case management for individuals 16 - 24 who live in Barrie and are experiencing serious mental illness and need assistance with things such as finding and maintaining housing, daily living skills, exploration of income supports, and making connections with community resources 
 
Addiction counselling for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 residing in Simcoe County * 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 * for Youth 14 - 24 who live in the Midland/Penetanguishene area there is support available for individuals and in a group format for youth dealing with mental health or substance use issues 
 
Programs and workshops for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 * two programs are run twice per year as well as summer workshops * Teen to Teen Program examines stressors and coping mechanisms for transitions into and out of high school, post secondary school and the job market * Self Esteem & Healthy Relationships * First Nations Hand-Drum Making * Ending Self Harm Group * programs and workshops vary, see website for details
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates Call for dates
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
Youth with a mental illness and/or addiction issues
Application Referral - self
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
134 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 6A2
 
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Intersection Anne St and Tiffin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-461-4319
Crisis Phone Crisis Services available 24 hours a day 7 days a week by calling 705-728-5044 or toll free 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available)
Fax 705-725-5496
E-Mail info@cmhastarttalking.ca
Website www.cmhastarttalking.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/StartTalking1
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/StartTalking1
Primary Contact Jessica McConnell, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email: jmcconnell@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Contact Aleta Armstrong, Community Awareness Program; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 585; Email: aarmstrong@cmhastarttalking.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Margaret Gow, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 532; Email: mgow@cmhastarttalking.ca
Primary Executive Nancy Roxborough, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: nroxborough@cmhastarttalking.ca

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