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Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound
Canadian Mental Health Association Muskoka-Parry Sound, Sundridge Office

Provides mental health crisis intervention, treatment, and community support (case management) services * assessment and referral * counselling/psychotherapy * psychiatric consultation * intensive case management for individuals with serious mental illness * group services in some cases

Core Services include:

Crisis/Intake support service
– single point of entry for all services of the Core Program * screening and review of all referrals * 24 hour telephone Crisis support service * community crisis support * post crisis follow-up * 24 hour consultations to hospitals

COAST (Community Outreach and Support Team) – a multidisciplinary, mobile, outreach team providing individualized treatment for a persistent and serious mental illness, including: housing * medication * rehabilitation * employment and financial services

Court Diversion and Support – redirection from criminal justice system for minor offenses * the person agrees to an individualized support/treatment program in the community

Supportive Housing Service – rent supplements to clients who have experienced serious mental illness, are homeless or at risk of being homeless and receiving ongoing service from the Agency

Counselling Psychotherapy and Education Service – individual counselling (as resources allow) including assessment, treatment planning and case management * group counselling * community consultation and education of mental health issues

Other programs include:

Regional Seniors’ Mental Health Consultation Service – mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and limited follow-up and/or referral on an outreach basis for people with age-related mental health problems * Collaborate with health care agencies and caregivers to provide advocacy for clients and their families

Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives Self Help Peer- provides peer knowledge and support to people who live with mental health issues as consumers/survivors and /or family members. Activities include peer support, skill development, outings, cooking, guided community program for people who live with mental health issues

Adult Protective Services (APS) – assist developmentally disabled adults to live independently in the community including locating and retaining accommodation * counselling for life skills, financial management and emotional issues * co-ordinating medical and dental appointments, etc * advocating for client rights * assisting clients with the judicial system

Volunteer Program – volunteer opportunities to assist in services and enhancement of quality of life for people with a serious mental illness or developmental disability * Volunteer Coordinator can be reached at 705-645-2262

Partner Assault Response Program – a group for men who have been abusive, including anger management and conflict resolution

Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program – psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness
Referral - self or by other professional * Residency Requirements: Callander to Novar

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: Callander to Novar
Application Process
Call first to arrange intake interview * Individuals in crisis are seen as soon as possible
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(51) Registered Charity
Agency Information
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Verified On May 27, 2019

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