Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions

Site: Collingwood

Record #: CWD1745
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 12 May 2023

Description

Description (Service) Works to better educate the general public on the issues of mental health, to develop local support groups and to advocate on behalf of all consumer/survivors

Open in the morning if an individual is having a bad day or just wants to hang out.

SPS: A peer support and self-help group for people who have or are living with mental health and addiction issues including substance and alcohol abuse

PSP (People Supporting People): A group of trained individuals who provide education to persons dealing with day-to-day issues and in developing a sense of personal well-being.

Services include:
  • resource center for people who have or are experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues
  • support to those disadvantaged due to mental illness and/or addiction
  • emotional support
  • encouragement support through self help
  • promotion of self worth
Has resources including:
  • community supports
  • resource library and computer access
Programs include:
  • Peer Support Groups, SPS, PSP, Voices United (VU)
  • various social groups and activities including Monday Social club
  • depression group
  • cognitive behavior therapy
  • Concurrent disorder group
  • check in group (positive group) open to anyone who suffers from mental illness and/or addiction

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Must be a consumer/survivor of mental health and/or addiction

16 year(s) and up

Residency Requirements: North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services region
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
100 Pretty River Parkway N
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 4X2
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible, call ahead as the elevator is locked

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-444-1844
Fax 705-444-4782
E-Mail Shawna@mentalhealthandaddictions.com
Website https://mentalhealthandaddictions.com
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Simcoe-Peer-Support-for-Mental-Health-and-Addictions-1657113271187009/
Primary Contact Shawna Johnson, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Dawn Davidson, Program coordinator; Email: dawn@mentalhealthandaddictions.com
Mailing Address 100 Pretty River Parkway N 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 4X2

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