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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Workshops

 

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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

Look for new dates in the fall!

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.

Details

Every Thursday 

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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

Register online for October 29, 2020

Register online for November 5, 2020

Register online for November 12, 2020

Register online for November 19, 2020

Register online for November 26, 2020

Register online for December 3, 2020

Register online for December 10, 2020

Register online for December 17, 2020

Register online for December 31, 2020

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.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Register online

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Register online

 

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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 in the fall.

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Workshops

Creating Hope Through Knowledge: Mental Health Caregiver Education Series

Are you a caregiver providing support to a family member or friend who is experiencing mental health challenges?

Join us for six 90 minute educational sessions which will provide you with tools and skills to support and advocate for your loved one's needs, as well as developing techiques to improve your well-being. 

Topics include:

Details

Every Tuesday

October 13 to November 17, 2020 

7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the workshops will be offered virtually.

 

Who should attend?
Parents or caregivers of a person experiencing a mental health challenge. 

For more information or to register please contact Cathy Walsh at cwalsh@yssn.ca or 289-340-0348
 

 

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