Valerie Grdisa, RN, BScN, MS, PhD The Canadian Mental Health Association, Simcoe County Board of Directors is pleased to announce Valerie Grdisa as chief executive officer, effective March 23, 2020. For more than 25 years, Dr. Valerie Grdisa has held positions as a clinician, senior manager and executive, faculty and academic administrator, consultant, and senior […]Continue readingWelcome our new CEO!
Services available at new location in Innisfil The Rizzardo building at 7325 Yonge St, Innisfil has opened for business, and CMHA is part of this initiative. As an initiative from the Town of Innisfil which is planning to be considered a health hub for the region, CMHA moves offices from the Stroud location to this […]Continue readingNew location in Innisfil
The Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council and the Canadian Mental Health Association Simcoe County Branch invite you to participate in the Skills for Safer Living Group. This group is for individuals who have made one or more suicide attempts. The Skills for Safer Living group follows a 20-week format, delivered in two, 10-week sessions. The […]Continue readingSkills for safer living group
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Simcoe County Branch, will be saying goodbye to one of our most beloved leaders. The Board of Directors wishes Nancy a heartfelt congratulations on her up and coming retirement date of January, 2020. The Board would like to thank Nancy for her leadership over the last 19 years. Nancy’s advocacy […]Continue readingCMHA Simcoe County CEO Nancy Roxborough, Retiring after 19 years of service
CMHA’s 30 branches concerned about negative impacts for clients if “disability” definition changes for ODSP The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) network consists of 30 branches across the province that provide community-based clinical and social services to Ontarians living with mental health and addictions issues. CMHAs recognize that mental health is influenced by many factors […]Continue readingCMHA branch reaction to potential changes to ODSP definition of “disability”
Our Nurse Practitioner Talks about your health on Wednesdays once a month. April 3, 2019: 1-2:30 PM – Living with Diabetes May 8, 2019: 1-2:30 PM – Living with High Blood Pressure June 5, 2019: 1-2:30 PM – Smoking Cessation Location: 90 Mulcaster St. Barrie, ON – Rowe Boardroom Registration for these events will […]Continue readingOur Nurse Practitioner Talks About Your Health series
New groups and times for drop-in times in Youth Services!Continue readingCMHA Youth Services Schedule is available
Our Client Handbook has been revamped. The handbook shows important topics about our organization that all our clients should be aware of.Continue readingNew CMHA Client Handbook
It is an exciting time for the addiction program at CMHA Simcoe County. Recent funding to address the opioid crisis …Continue readingCMHA and RVH partner
Welcome! Welcome to our newly developed website. We hope you find it informative and easy to navigate! Some recent developments at our branch include: Working in partnership with community partners related to the current opioid crisis and developing strategies related to Rapid Access Addiction Medicine response and overdose prevention. We are in the process of […]Continue readingOur CEO welcomes you to our new website.