Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Barrie - 134 Anne St S

Service: Early Psychosis Intervention

Location, Telephone & Internet
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
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Located In Community Barrie
Address 134 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 6A2
 
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Intersection Anne St S and Tiffin St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Bob Fehir, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email: bfehir@cmhastarttalking.ca
Primary Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email: vgrdisa@cmhastarttalking.ca
Alternate Executive Himanshu Shah, Clinical Director; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 239; Email: hshah@cmhastarttalking.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* CMHA Simcoe County Branch has closed all offices to in-person services for clients, families and the public 
* all services are available virtually by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text  
* Assertive Community Treatment Teams and Early Psychosis Intervention programs are continuing as usual  
 
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
Hours COVID-19 Response Office closed 
 
Regular Hours 
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
Other Details
Established 2006
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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