Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Barrie - 134 Anne St S

Service: Youth Mental Health and Addiction Services

Record #: BAR2084
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2022

Description

Description (Service) Youth Mental Health Services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text

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
Programs and workshops
  • for youth between the ages of 12 to 24
  • topics may include Self-Esteem & Healthy Relationships, Ending Self Harm, Peer Support
  • programs and workshops vary, see website for details
Walk-in service/in-take service
  • on Mondays from 1 pm-4 pm to help individuals who are looking for information and/or support regarding mental health and addictions
  • staff will be available to discuss individual needs, provide connection to CMHA services, assist with information and referrals to other community services, and answer questions related to mental health and addictions
Parent and Caregiver Support
  • on fourth Monday of every month from 6 pm-7:30 pm
  • drop in group for parents or caregivers of youth experiencing mental health issues
  • talk with others about their experiences and get information and support
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 COVID-19 Update
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment only

Regular Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Walk in Service: Mon, Tue, Thu 10pm-3 pm
Parent and Caregiver Support: fourth Mon of every month 6 pm-7:30 pm
Dates Call for dates of programs and workshops
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
Youth with a mental illness and/or addiction issues
Application Self referral
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
134 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 6A2
Intersection Anne St S 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 705-728-5044; 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Fax 705-725-5496
Website www.cmhastarttalking.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMHA-Simcoe-County-183178325429506
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/StartTalking1
Primary Contact Percy Larbi, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email: plarbi@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Contact Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: vgrdisa@cmhastarttalking.ca

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