Our mission is simple, to make mental health services accessible for everyone. We’ve made connecting with CMHA easy. If you or someone you know needs help, you can start today by browsing through the program information provided on this site. CMHA is here to help and to educate everyone: young people, adults, family members, friends, and caregivers. Together lets erase the stigma of mental health so that everyone feels comfortable accessing services.
If this is an emergency go to your nearest hospital, call 911, or call a crisis line: 1-855-310-COPE (2673)
Programs for ages 12 to 25
Looking for help? You’ve come to the right place. Youth and Teen Mental Health Services primary focus is the emotional and social well-being of young people aged 12 – 25, but also for parent groups and staff from youth-serving agencies. 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.
Whether it’s you or someone you know confronting a mental health issue or mental illness, you can find help by browsing through the programs below covering topics from early intervention to suicide prevention. Together we can increase understanding of youth mental health and end the stigma.
You are not alone, here are the programs we have to offer:
In a recent survey, students reported that in the last 12 months:
24% of youth visited a mental health professional at least once in the previous 12 months. 95% of youth used a crisis line because they needed to talk to someone about a problem. You are not alone, here are the programs we have to offer:
Programs for ages 16+
Take a deep breath. You are not alone in your mental illness or mental health struggle. One in five Canadian adults will experience a mental health illness at some point in their lives. The CMHA Adult Mental Health Services are here to help.
We understand your situation is as unique as you are which is why we offer a variety of community based mental health services in York Region and South Simcoe communities. One, or a combination, of these programs may be able to help you.
Here are the programs we offer:
1 in 2 Canadians will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives.
Suffering from a mental illness can make you feel helpless. Watching someone you care about suffer with mental illness can make you feel helpless too. The CMHA Family Caregiver Education Group program is designed to help you get off the side line and become an active participant in mental illness by empowering you with education in mental health conditions and treatments with a focus on making a positive impact on recovery.
Help beat the stigma by increasing your understanding of mental illnesses, the medications and side effects, and learn how to develop an action plan to support those you care about make informed decisions. Please browse the programs below for more information.