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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.

Anxiety Disorders

We all feel nervous or worried at times. This anxiety can be a helpful feeling when it motivates us or warns us of danger. An anxiety disorder…

Youth and Self-Injury

People cope with difficult thoughts, feelings, or situations in different ways. Some people cope by injuring themselves on purpose—and it may…


I am texWe all talk about stress, but we’re not always clear about what it is. Stress comes from both the good and the bad things that happen to us….

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Client Stories

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. It doesn’t care if you’re a celebrity, parent, neighbour, friend, or just you. Our inevitable link to mental illness is the same. But what is different, is our story.

The support I receive from the Wellness Outreach Worker at CMHA York South Simcoe in my home, has helped me to return to school to complete my grade 12 diploma.

- Nancy Smith

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