Peel Branch, Mental Health Promotion, Resource Centre
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/CMHAPeel|
|Address||2 County Court Blvd, Unit 102|
Brampton, ON L6W 3W8
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|Located In Community||Brampton|
|Intersection||Steeles Ave & Hurontario St (Hwy 10)|
|Description||The purpose of CMHA/Peel Resource Centre is to provide a welcoming point of entry and access to the mental health system. The program's objective is to build greater awareness and acceptance of mental illness and the need to maintain one's mental health. |
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL
Certified Staff provides information and/or service by telephone, website, email, correspondence or in person. Provides information and/or directs callers to resources, within or outside CMHA, using established procedures and forms. Brief service includes active listening and identification of needs as appropriate; referral within CMHA and/or to community resources; helps caller define problem and provide a range of options and follow up as needed.
A partner in Community Information Partners Peel, managing mental health and addiction records in this Community Information Database.
PRESENTATIONS AND TRAINING
Offers introductory presentations on facts of mental illness, depression, and mental health. Occasionally hosts public presentations and forums.
Mental Health Works (management and employee training in how to accommodate mental illness in the workplace)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Understanding Mental Illness
A comprehensive web site is maintained with information about mental health and illness, and the organization's governance, operations, and programs. Interactive quizzes and searchable database of community resources.
Displays (half, full day and/or multiple days at various locations), fully staffed with handouts (eg: CMHA National brochures, program information; give-aways such as stress cards). Also conducts special events and campaigns like Mental Health Week, Geranium Sales, Mental Illness Awareness Week.
Sources, acquires and organizes mental health resources, e.g. videos, books, audiotapes and other print materials. The Library offers self-serve or assisted access to the Internet and organizes appropriate Internet information resources. Library borrowing is limited to members of the association. The Resource Centre has a light used for treatment of mood disorders or seasonal affective disorder. (Residents of Orangeville would be able to sign out the light for a three-week period free of cost. Pick up could be in Brampton if requested).
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up|
|Fees||Service - Variable Fees for presentations & training ; None - for Information and Referral or for Library, except a nominal Membership Fee is required for borrowing privileges ; honourarium for displays and health fairs; free information and referral|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Alternate Contact||Carol Soule, Coordinator, Information Services; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Funding||Fundraising ; United Way|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Subjects||Information and referral ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Special libraries|
|Broader Terms||Disorders ; Health ; Libraries ; Mental health|