Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions

Site: Collingwood

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due the COVID-19 Pandemic, support can be accessed by phone, email or Facebook. In-person support has been suspended until further notice. 
Regular service 
Works to better educate the general public on the issues of mental health, to develop local support groups and to advocate on behalf of all consumer/survivors 
They are open in the morning if you are having a bad day or just want to hang out 
SPS: A peer support and self-help group for people who have or are living with mental health and addiction issues including substance and alcohol abuse 
PSP (People Supporting People): A group of trained individuals who provide education to persons dealing with day to day issues and in developing a sense of personal well-being 
Services include:  
* resource center for people who have or are experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues  
* support to those disadvantaged due to mental illness and/or addiction 
* emotional support 
* encouragement support through self help 
* promotion of self worth 
Has resources including: 
* community supports 
* resource library and computer access 
Programs include: 
* Peer Support Groups, SPS, PSP, Voices United (VU) 
* various social groups and activities including Monday Social club 
* depression group 
* cognitive behavior therapy 
* Concurrent disorder group 
* check in group (positive group) open to anyone who suffers from mental illness and/or addiction
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Simcoe County
Boundaries North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must be a consumer/survivor of mental health and/or addiction
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
41 Elgin St, Unit 201
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3L6
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Intersection Ste. Marie St and Elgin St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-444-1844
Fax 705-444-4782
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Shawna Johnson, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Dawn Davidson, Program coordinator; Email:
Service Categories Addiction Support Groups ; Support Groups
Service Category Groups Mental Health / Addictions