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01 Jan Youth Mental Health & Wellness Centre

  CMHA has been offering community based care since 1960.  In 2016 we provided mental health and addiction services to almost 3,000 youth across Simcoe County.  With 70% of mental illness arising in adolescence early intervention is essential.  Our youth should have access to timely, quality...

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28 Dec 100 Years of Community

  History of CMHA The Canadian Mental Health Association is one of the oldest continuing voluntary health organizations in Canada. It began existence as the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene (CNCMH), founded by Dr. Clarence M. Hincks and Clifford W. Beers in January 26, 1918. Hincks was...

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20 Dec Support mental health this season

      Although anxiety, depression, and loneliness may occur anytime during the year, the stress of the holidays can amplify these feelings. For those coping with mental health issues, the holidays can be a daunting, overwhelming challenge every year. That’s why CMHA Simcoe County offers support and information...

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01 Dec New Grow Grant!

We are so thrilled to have received a Grow Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to expand on the Barrie Good Food Box and Barrie FruitShare programs; food-growing and skills programs through the Urban Pantry Project. Enhancing people’s economic well-being, this initiative is helping people...

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01 Nov Talk Today

A big "thank you " to Saint Gabriel the Archangel and Forest Hill Public School for welcoming us into their schools to talk about mental health!           Thank you to Aidan Brown & Kyle Heitzner from the Barrie Colts for sharing their stories with us         The...

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12 Oct Mosh for Mental Health

On November 18th, 2017 hundreds of people came together to support the Canadian Mental Health Association's construction of a youth centre in Barrie! We raised $1,000 this night, bringing our total to $2,250   read more...

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