Community Network Support Team

Type of Service

Mental Health Awareness

Program Description

Provides education, information and community development services to enhance mental health knowledge and resources in Grey-Bruce and promote effective communication and coordination amongst system stakeholders. Operates a resource library, offers presentations and workshops, hosts a system website, produces newsletters, brochures and educational resources regarding mental health issues and resources. (Note: this program does not have a specific client capacity, nor is it targeted to people on the basis of their diagnostic profile).

Access Information

The program responds to telephone, email and walk-in requests for information about mental health issues and resources. It offers educational presentations on mental health topics in communities throughout Grey Bruce. These are advertised in local newspapers and participants are asked to register for them by calling the program office in Owen Sound. There is no charge for most educational events for the public or for use of the program's resource library. Program services are offered Monday to Friday during core office hours 0830 to 1630 and extended hours are offered from time to time, depending on program resources.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-371-4551
Fax 519-371-6138

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 12 to 85 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Bruce; Grey)
Wheelchair Access No
Accessibility AccommodationsWheelchair accessible at Owen Sound site and selected other sites. Contact program for information.

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note No smoking in buildings.

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

Some evening services are available on a scheduled basis. Contact the program office for more information.