The Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region Branch was founded in 1984 and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illnesses.
We help people learn how to maintain their mental health, look for and identify the signs of mental illness, and get help and support when they need it. Through several locations across York Region and South Simcoe, we provide a wide range of services to assist individuals with their recovery. Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals are dedicated to assisting people achieve their optimum level of mental health.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), founded in 1918, is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. Each year, it provides direct service to more than 100,000
Canadians through the combined efforts of more than 10,000 volunteers and staff across Canada in over 135 communities.
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. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.
Mental Health for all.
As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.
We believe in:
The Inclusion Charter for York Region is a partnership initiative that brings together businesses, community organizations and agencies, municipalities, police services, hospitals, school boards and conservation authorities with a common commitment to welcoming and inclusive communities. By endorsing the Charter, participating organizations have committed to taking action to achieve its vision in their organizations and in the community.
The Canadian Mental Health Association York Region and South Simcoe Branch is committed to improving the mental health and well-being of those we serve and our communities. We value cultural competency as a critical element in providing the best service and work experience. We foster diversity and inclusion grounded in anti-racism and anti-oppression practices using a harm reduction and trauma informed lens.