COVID-19 Resources

Although the long weekend will look different this year, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun. Check out these cool activity ideas to help you keep busy, while making memories. Build a Blanket Fort As a kid you probably remember collecting all the blankets you had...

As more details emerge about the psychological impact of COVID-19, CMHA York Region and South Simcoe is encouraging anyone who is struggling with mental health and addictions issues at this time to reach out and seek help. The call comes as new provincial data this week...

Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding and is a great way to practice mindfulness during these uncertain times. Below are interesting facts about origami, as well as videos and step-by-step instructions how to make a diamond and a fox. For instructions on a...

Make your very own LEGO dinosaur by following these instructions. Although our dinosaur is green feel free to make it your own. This activity is not just for kids either, some scientists have shown that LEGO can be a good mindfulness activity for adults as...

During this time when you’re not only being a parent, but also perhaps working and being a teacher as well, it can feel a little overwhelming. Although it can be tough when you’re in the thick of it, remember this won’t last forever. However, we’ve...

Whether you’re working in the medical field or retail location, are a truck driver or postal delivery worker or are filling any other essential positions during this pandemic, your mental health should be one of your top priorities. To help you during this difficult time, we...

When we face times of uncertainty and anxiety, we often feel as though we are spinning out of control, things that we were once able to manage, suddenly feel impossible to face.  When we realize that we are feeling powerless, or unable to cope with...

Introducing CMHA York Region and South Simcoe's first Happiness Playlist. Filled with feel-good tunes to help elevate your mood, while getting you moving and grooving!  Enjoy! Listen on YouTube Listen on Spotify  ...