Description
Description (Service) March 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Response - CMHA Simcoe County Branch has closed all offices to clients, families and the public. Exceptions may fall under provisions provided by essential services such as the Assertive Community Treatment Teams and Early Psychosis Intervention * all non-face to face service provisions will either done by secured email, voice or text

The Crisis Program continues to offer 24/7 Crisis line support. This includes but is not limited to: risk and suicide assessment and interventions, mental health and addiction support, strategies to cope with symptoms of mental illness or any psychosocial stressors, consultations with police and community partners, assistance with service navigation, development of safety plans, proactive follow up calls to individuals and service referrals where needed.

If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call:
Mental Health Crisis Line: 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
Multidisciplinary team that provides intensive service to youth and young adults who are experiencing first episode psychosis * individual and group treatment, family support, and education for anyone wanting to learn more about the onset of a psychotic disorder * clients of the EPI program who are First Nation, Metis, or Inuit have access to an Aboriginal Worker
Service Details
Public Comments March 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Response - CMHA Simcoe County Branch has closed all offices to clients, families and the public. Exceptions may fall under provisions provided by essential services such as the Assertive Community Treatment Teams and Early Psychosis Intervention * all non-face to face service provisions will either done by secured email, voice or text

The Crisis Program continues to offer 24/7 Crisis line support. This includes but is not limited to: risk and suicide assessment and interventions, mental health and addiction support, strategies to cope with symptoms of mental illness or any psychosocial stressors, consultations with police and community partners, assistance with service navigation, development of safety plans, proactive follow up calls to individuals and service referrals where needed.

If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call:
Mental Health Crisis Line: 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
Hours March 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Response Office closed

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 35 year(s) 
 
Residents of Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Penetanguishene and Collingwood areas with a suspected or first episode psychosis
Application Self referral * Family referral * Medical referral
Languages English ; French - Interpretation, French speaking CMHA staff available to interpret
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 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 Mon-Sun 24 hours 705-728-5044 * toll free 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available)
Fax 705-725-5496
Website www.cmhastarttalking.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/StartTalking1
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/StartTalking1
Primary Contact Bob Fehir, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email: bfehir@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Contact Margaret Gow, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 705-726-5033; Email: mgow@cmhastarttalking.ca
Primary Executive Nancy Roxborough, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: nroxborough@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Executive Lynn Cheliak, Director of Community Mental Health & Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email: lcheliak@cmhastarttalking.ca

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