Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Site: Orillia - 170 Colborne St W - Eleanor Johnson Wing

Service: Community Mental Health Service

Record #: ORI1108
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 May 2020


Description (Service) A community mental health program that provides educational, assessment, treatment and ongoing support services for individuals 16 years of age and over who have serious mental health or psychiatric problems.

The primary goal of the program is to provide community-based services as alternatives to residential psychiatric admission or re-admission wherever possible, and to facilitate the return to the community of those individuals who have been discharged from psychiatric facilities.

The Community Mental Health Service provides a range of services for the treatment of mental illness and mental health problems including:
  • educational and support programs
  • assessment
  • individual and group counseling
  • advocacy
  • information and referral
  • family support
  • life skills training
  • social-recreational activity
  • psychiatric consultation
  • outreach
  • case management
  • public education
The Community Mental Health Service is part of the county-wide Crisis Response Service providing same day or next working day appointments and short-term follow-up for individuals in an acute psychosocial or psychiatric crisis. Go directly to emergency department to access crisis service

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Crisis Service for Walk-Ins at Emergency Department: Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm, Sat. Sun 8 am-6 pm
Crisis service phone: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Chippewas of Rama First Nation ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn
Eligibility With serious psychiatric or mental health problems

Age Requirements : 16 years and up
Application self-referrals; referrals by others; in person or phone
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Entrance off Mississaga St
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Eleanor Johnson Wing, 170 Colborne St W
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 2Z3
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Intersection Mississaga St and O'Brien St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-327-9122
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, County-Wide Crisis Service, Mon-Sun 24 hours
Fax 705-325-0450
Primary Contact Pam Reed, Administration
Alternate Contact Jennifer Schuler, Director; Phone: 705-325-2201 ext 6337
Mailing Address Eleanor Johnson Wing, 170 Colborne St W 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 2Z3

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