Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
  • CMHA Simcoe County Branch offices are open by appointment and to distribute harm reduction supplies.
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
  • If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call:
    • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333
    • Telecare: 705-726-7922
    • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat
Regular Service
Promotes mental health through:
  • community education, prevention, and rehabilitation programs
  • assessment services to substance misusing and gambling clients
  • supporting people enrolled in the Back on Track Program but only once registration has been completed through Back on Track, see separate listing BAR2600
  • mental health programs and addiction services, see separate records
  • Crisis Services including Mental Health Crisis Line, Mobile Crisis Response System, and Residential Crisis Beds (CARAH House), see separate records
Annual Christmas Gift Campaign
  • Gifts are distributed to approximately 1100 people living with mental health or addiction issues residing in special care homes, nursing homes and in the community at large
  • donations of new unwrapped gifts such as winter hats, gloves, shampoo, socks, toothpaste, hand lotion and sweets accepted at office
Member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Community Support Services Coalition
National Mental Health Week is in May each year
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Update 
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment only 
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County - services within the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
 
  • Youth 
  • Young Adults 
  • Adults
Application
  • Referral - self, professional, family, friends  
  • call for an appointment
Languages English ; French - some services available in French * have some French speaking staff
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
128 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 1-800-461-4319
Fax 705-719-0908
Website www.cmhastarttalking.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CMHA-Simcoe-County-183178325429506
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/StartTalking1
Primary Contact Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community Mental Health & Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email: lcheliak@cmhastarttalking.ca
Primary Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: vgrdisa@cmhastarttalking.ca

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