mental health support for all
Located throughout York Region and South Simcoe, we provide the help everybody needs to maintain their mental health.
75% of mental illness begins in teens. CHMA offers a variety of programs to help give you the tools to cope with mental illness and mental health issues. There is no doctor’s referral necessary; so you can refer yourself, a friend, or family member at any time.
You are not alone in your mental illness or mental health struggle. 1 in 5 Canadian adults will experience a mental health illness at some point in their lives. CMHA Adult Mental Health Services are here to help.
It is designed for people who want or need to learn basic information about mental illness and the mental health system.
As a nation-wide, voluntary organization, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.
1 in 3 people in Canada will personally experience mental health problems or illness.
By age 40, 1 in 2 Canadians will have – or have had – a mental illness. Mental Illness affects us all – it doesn’t discriminate by age, gender, race, or social status.
CMHA Experience Statistics
Each year, clients share opinions on what we did well and where we can improve.Thank you for your input – there is always room for improvement.
Mental Health Facts
Mental health is not only the avoidance of serious mental illness. Your mental health is affected by numerous factors from your daily life, including the stress of balancing work with your health and relationships.
CMHA, York Region has been built upon a tradition of volunteering. We value our volunteers and their contributions to the association and the communities where we live and work. Together, staff and volunteers contribute their efforts toward the achievement of Branch vision, mission and values.
Community Connections Program
Recovery offers an opportunity for a renewed realization of self. Whether you want to be more active, get involved in your community or build a stronger social network, this program can support you in achieving your goals.
Finding the support you need should not be hard, and these programs are offered without the need of a doctor’s referral. Learn about the programs that CMHA York Region has available for youth, adults, and families.