Deemed an essential service by the Ontario government amid public health concerns related to COVID-19, Canadian Mental Health Association – Sudbury/Manitoulin (CMHA-S/M) remains open and is ensuring community mental health and addictions supports are safely available by providing programs, services and information online and over the phone as this situation develops.
In accordance with social distancing measures outlined by public health agencies, CMHA-S/M has recently altered service delivery to protect public health and safety, pivoting services and information sharing to virtual or other means so individuals in need of mental health and addictions supports can continue to get the help they need.
To protect clients and staff while continuing to support the community, CMHA-S/M has made the following service changes, until further notice:
- Suspension of in-person service delivery: Effective Wednesday, March 18th, we have suspended all in-person service provision at CMHA-S/M office locations (Sudbury and Espanola). This includes services offered during days and extended evening hours. Most in-person community visits and appointments have also be suspended. Service and support is still available to clients and the public by phone, email or other virtual options.
- Residential and Shelter programs: Services provided in Residential programs and the Off the Street Shelter continue to be provided with additional infection prevention measures put in place.
- Meetings, Trainings and Groups – All non-essential, in-person meetings, training and groups have been cancelled or postponed until further notice.
As this public health situation develops, CMHA-S/M will continue to inform clients and the community of further changes to programs and services as they occur. Stay up to date by visiting sm.cmha.ca or contact us at 705-675-7252 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
During the COVID-19 Situation, most care options at CMHA are taking place using virtual care options. Residential and shelter programs continue to be provided with additional infection prevention measures put in place.
|My needs||What do I do?|
|I am in crisis, or I need help and I am not currently connected to CMHA services||Call 705-675-4760 (Crisis Intervention Unit)|
|I need help, but I am not in crisis||If you have a CMHA Staff contact, please contact them at their extension or call CMHA reception at 705-675-7252.|
|Scheduled appointments||If you have a CMHA Staff contact, please contact them at their extension or call CMHA reception at 705-675-7252.|
|Emergency Shelter||Off the Street Emergency Shelter continues to provide services at 200 Larch Street with additional infection prevention measures put in place.|
|Meetings, Groups and Trainings||All non-essential, in-person meetings, training and groups have been cancelled or postponed until further notice|