#2-Expand the current offering of free counseling for families and individuals.
Themes and strategies identified through public engagement. Existing Initiative Agency Link to Program
Promote existing services offered at no cost to the individual.
Wellness and Accessibility Centre: At St. Lawrence College (SLC), we work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to provide access and support to students through a range of Student Wellness & Accessibility Services. St.Lawrence College https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/campuses-and-services/services-and-facilities/student-wellness-and-accessibility/
PLEO’s Cornwall Parent Support Group: Peer support organization for parents whose children to age 25 are facing mental health challenges. PLEO https://www.pleo.on.ca/support-service/parent-support-groups
We provide therapeutic counselling/psychotherapy on a sliding fee scale based on income for the general public. We also have some funds to cover psychotherapy for domestic violence victims. We also offer free walk in counselling on Thursdays. Inspire Community Support Services http://www.css-sdg.ca/
L’Équipe psycho-sociale is recognized as a mental health organization under the responsibility of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, providing services to children, youth, and their families since August 4th, 1980. All our services are Ministry funded and accessed on a voluntary basis.
Our mission is to provide mental health awareness, education, clinical interventions and therapeutic programs and services aimed at improving the psychological and social well-being of young people and their families
Équipe psycho-sociale https://equipepsychosociale.com/services-cliniques/
CMHA offers presentations to the community on our services. CMHA https://cmha-east.on.ca/index.php/en/cmha-client-workshops
SVCHC is in partnership with several agencies to support the walk-in counselling at Inspire (no cost). Our Social Worker provides service via the Walk-In Counselling clinic on a monthly basis. SVCHC offers up to 6 counselling sessions for SVCHC clients at no cost. Also offers OTN psychiatry. SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca
Wholistic Health and Wellness – The Tekanikonrahwa:kon program was developed to assist community members to reach their highest level of wholistic health. This service assists the community by providing resources to help with: Medical, Physical, Addiction/Mental Health, Prevention and Traditional Medicines options. Akwesasne http://www.akwesasne.ca/health/wholistic-health-and-wellness/
Eastern Champlain Youth Wellness Hubs – serves local youth as a fully integrated one-stop-shop, where youth between the ages of 12 and 25 can address all of their health and wellness needs. Youth Hub https://youthhubs.ca/en/sites/eastern-champlain/
The mission of the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is to provide emergency and long-term safe housing for victims of domestic violence, abusive situations, self harm and high risk behaviors. The mandate of the program is to provide educational healing services to women, men and children. There is a separate residential house for males who are victims of domestic violence or self-abuse. Akwesasne Family Wellness Program http://www.akwesasne.ca/community-social-services/akwesasne-family-wellness-program/
Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie: The mental health sector’s mission is to promote the psychological well-being of francophones in Eastern Ontario Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie https://www.cscestrie.on.ca/en/programs/mental-health/
Go Girls! is a group mentoring program for girls ages 10-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The single, most important goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall and District https://cornwall.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/what-we-do/our-programs/
Cornwall Community Hospital Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) are community-based services which provide assessment, therapy, support, counselling, group therapy and consultation for children and youth and parent education groups. CYMHS has a well-trained, multidisciplinary team of professionals who provide services predominantly in English. CCH https://www.cornwallhospital.ca/en/ChildrenMentalHealth
The Youth In Transition program will work with youth to connect them with educational, employment, housing, life skills, mental health and other supports in their communities, and support them to navigate the transition from care into adulthood. Youth in Transition Worker https://www.giag.ca/yitw
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Alcoholics Anonymous
– Stormont, Dundas and
Glengarry, Prescott-Russell
BounceBack® is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness. CMHA https://bouncebackontario.ca/
Counselling and compensation for your mental health needs such as PTSD or depression. Veterans affairs Canada https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng
Identify gaps in service and create a multi agency plan to address them.
Infant and Toddler Mental Health Committee and the Child And Youth Mental Health Committee. Working to identify gaps in our community. Cornwall Community Hospital https://www.cornwallhospital.ca/en/ChildrenMentalHealth
Collects detailed statistics and is able to distribute a data analyst report every couple of months. The data report includes a de-identified summary of situations presented, agency involvement, demographic information, risk factors, protective factors, study flags, service mobilized, outcome of situation. Systemic issues are also tracked such as jurisdictional issues, waitlist, no service available, etc. Cornwall Stormont Dundas Glengarry Situation Table https://drive.google.com/file/d/1juS4jmxPMCWvk33t7-5EeRRGgKzamzhk/view
The Community Action Network Against Abuse (CANAA) is a network of service providers and people from the communities of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne who work together to end abuse. We meet regularly to discuss and plan community initiatives against abuse. The Community Action Network Against Abuse (CANAA) https://canaa-racca.ca/
CDSBEO does this with our Suicide/VTRA/CAS/Police Protocols as well as our Guide to Supporting Youth Struggling with Mental Health, Substance Use and Addictions CDSBEO https://www.cdsbeo.on.ca/