Mental Health Sessions and Workshops

We offer various sessions and workshops for people who are living with mental health and/or addictions challenges and their families.

Crisis Management
Plan Workshop

Single Session
Counselling

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Mental Health
Resource Days

Walk-in Crisis
Counselling 

 

 

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Mental Health
Sessions for
DSO Applicants

 

 

 

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Crisis Management Plan Workshop

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Learn what a crisis is, how it impacts you and how to develop your own crisis management plan to help you maintain your mental health.

You will leave this information session with a draft plan that you can work on and develop with your supports.

Registration is required for this session.

Details

Check back for new dates!

Who should attend?

Anyone who needs help getting through a mental health crisis.

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 Single Session Supportive Counselling

Get immediate help with an issue related to your mental health.

Our Single Session Supportive Counselling offers you personalized support so you can build a plan to work through one of the following concerns:

Counsellors will concentrate on helping you build a plan for one or two concerns within the session.

 

Registration is required and space is limited.

 

 

June

Register online for June 10, 2021 

Register online for June 17, 2021

Register online for June 24, 2021

 

July

Register online for July 8, 2021

Register online for July 15, 2021

Register online for July 22, 2021

Register online for July 29, 2021

 

August

Register online for August 5, 2021

Register online for August 12, 2021

Register online for August 19, 2021

Register online for August 26, 2021

 

September

Register online for September 2, 2021

Register online for September 9, 2021

Register online for September 16, 2021

Register online for September 23, 2021

Register online for September 30, 2021

 

Who should attend?
Anyone in the York Region and South Simcoe areas who needs help getting through a mental health issue. No formal diagnosis required.

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Mental Health Resource Days

These sessions are for anyone 16 years and older, who does not currently have case management support and needs help figuring out mental health resources and how to access available services in York Region and South Simcoe.

Once a month you can book a 60 minute appointment to speak with a case manager so that you can get help with:

Registration is required and space is limited.

Details

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sessions will only be conducted over the phone.

 

June

Register online for June 15, 2021

July

Register online for July 20, 2021

August

Register online for August 17, 2021

September

Register online for September 21, 2021

 

 

 

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Walk-in Crisis Counselling at Newmarket Public Library

If you're experiencing a mental health crisis you can speak to a crisis worker in a confidential study room at the Newmarket Public Library. 

Family members and friends of people who may be experiencing a mental health issue are also encouraged to drop by.

Details

Two Wednesday's a month

Newmarket Public Library
438 Park Avenue
Newmarket, Ontario

Who should attend?
Anyone who needs help getting through a mental health crisis. 

No registration required!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these sessions are cancelled. Stay tuned for new dates.

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Mental Health Sessions for DSO Applicants

Together with Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), York Support Services Network is offering the following mental health sessions for DSO-eligible individuals and their caregivers. 

 

DSO Mindfulness Sessions

Mindfulness is a scientifically proven method of decreasing stress and improving quality of life in a lot of different areas. In conjunction with DSO, York Support Services Network will be hosting 30 minute mindfulness sessions which will incorporate a mindfulness teaching as well as a practice or two. Topic will vary week to week. 

Registration is required and space is limited.

Details

Wednesdays from March 3 - June 17, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 3:00p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Who should attend?

Anyone in the Developmental Services Ontario - Central West Region and Central East Region (York and Simcoe). 

 

June

Register online for June 9, 2021

Register online for June 16, 2021

For more information and to register please contact Esther Kearney at ekearney@yssn.ca or 905-898-6455 ext. 2227

 

DSO Single Session Supportive Counselling

Get help with an issue related to your mental health.

Single Session Supportive Counselling offers DSO-eligible individuals and their caregivers one-on-one support so you can build a plan to work through the following concerns:

Counsellors will concentrate on helping you build a plan for one or two concerns within the session.

Registration is required and space is limited.

Details

Every Monday from February 22 - June 14, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1-hour sessions will be conducted over the phone.

Who should attend?
Anyone in the Developmental Services Ontario - Central West Region and Central East Region (York and Simcoe), who need a help getting through a mental health issue. No formal diagnosis required. 

 

June

Register online for June 14, 2021

For more information or to register please contact Lindsay Cowan at mhevents@yssn.ca

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