Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Unpublished/Mobile

Service: CARAH House Crisis Services - Mental Health Crisis Line

Description (Service) Telephone crisis line providing Simcoe County and Muskoka residents with single point access to crisis services for both adults and children * crisis line serves individuals 24 hours a day that feel the need to speak to a professional trained in mental health and addictions * crisis line workers provide information, referrals, assistance in resolving crises and securing appropriate crisis intervention as well as pre-crisis support to persons who have experienced severe mental illness and/or psychosocial stressors * provide risk/suicide assessment 
Following a telephone assessment by the worker the mobile service may be initiated for individuals living in the Barrie area that need someone to meet them in the community to provide a more intensive level of support * this service is available from 11am to 11pm * short term crisis beds are available if required following an assessment of need and prioritized due to limited access 
Telephone crisis line service is a partnership between Canadian Mental Health Association of Simcoe County and mental health programs in Alliston, Orillia, Midland, Collingwood and Muskoka as well as with Kinark Child and Family Services
Service Details
Public Comments If your call to the crisis line, is answered by an automated service, please leave a message * a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly 
The Crisis Services of the Canadian Mental Health Association Simcoe County is also known as CARAH House * CARAH stands for "Courage and Recovery and Hope" * crisis line, mobile and bed services are delivered from CARAH House
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Interpreters can be made available if necessary
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-888-893-8333
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044 24 hr
Fax 705-728-5234
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Primary Contact Kerry Dault, Program Manager Crisis Services; Phone: 705-728-5835; Email:
Primary Executive Nancy Roxborough, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Fax: 705-726-8629; Email:
Alternate Executive Himanshu Shah, Clinical Director; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 239; Fax: 705-726-8629; Email:
Mailing Address 15 Bradford St 
Barrie, ON L4N 1W2

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