At CMHA, we promote the mental health of all, because we believe that there is no health without mental health, and we support the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental health challenges.
Our mission is to work in collaboration with our clients and their families providing a comprehensive range of community-based mental health and primary care services and support that help people move forward. Our services promote and enhance the mental, emotional and physical well-being of our community.
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Please note that our location at 88 Mulcaster St has moved to 90 Mulcaster St, Barrie.
If you are 24 years old or older, click on one of the options below to identify how to access our services.
Our Client Handbook provides information about each of the programs with eligibility and how to access the program. Click here to see the handbook.
Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a client centred, recovery-focused mental health service for individuals 16 years old or older with serious mental illness with complex challenges requiring long-term intensive treatment and support. Click on the icon on the left for more information.
Addiction Services. For individuals who are concerned about their own or someone else’s substance use. You have the right to make your own choices while being treated with respect, compassion and dignity. You will not be judged. Services are voluntary and you don’t need medical or outside referral. Click on the icon on the right for more information.
Case Management is for individuals who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness or can be diagnosed with a serious mental illness. You are guided to set up your goals and you will receive support for achieving them. Click on the icon on the left for more information.
Justice Program provides support to individuals living with mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system or have criminal charges pending. Click on the icon on the right for more information.
Dual diagnosis program is for individuals who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness or can be diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Individuals must also have been assessed as having a developmental disability. You have limited support in the community. Click on the icon on the left for more information.
Family Health Team provides services for individuals, couples, and families dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, grief and relationship issues, among others. A doctor’s referral is required. Click on the icon on the right for more information.
The Nurse Practitioner services are for individuals who do NOT have a doctor (or General Practitioner) in Simcoe County. You do not need to be a client of CMHA. Click on the icon on the left for more information.
The RSVP (Recreation, Social, Vocational, Peer Support) Clubhouse offers individuals experiencing mental health and addiction issues an opportunity to build relationships, learn and re-learn life skills in a supportive, welcoming and safe setting. Click on the icon on the right for more information.
Safe Beds program is for individuals in need of housing support, respite, and short-term mental health and addiction support. Safe Beds is a transitional housing program. Clients must complete a risk assessment and face-to-face assessment to establish eligibility. Click on the icon on the left for more information.
If you don’t qualify for any of these services or would like additional information on other services in the community, please click (here.)
ONTARIO TELEMEDICINE NETWORK (OTN)
All clients and community partners of CMHA have access to Telemedicine. Telemedicine uses video cameras and monitors to connect clients to specialists who are not located near to them. This reduces travel time and expense for our clients. To access this service, ask your doctor or counsellor to set it up for you for your appointments. All you need is a computer with camera and microphone (about this service)
Your rights and responsibilities (handout)
Your privacy (about your privacy)
Becoming a Client / Family Advisory Committee member (more information)
Complaint process and your feedback (handout)
About Client Safety (more information)
Mental Health Information (more information)
About Addictions (more information)
Community Awareness Program (CAP) (more information)