The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) is the lead provider and advocate of specialized community mental health and addiction services integrated with comprehensive primary health care services. Community well-being is our sole focus. We offer over twenty specialized mental health and addiction programs to serve those with moderate to severe mental illness. We work with a variety of community partners to ensure there is a continuum of services for individuals in need.
Our CMHA Health Centre offers comprehensive primary care services for the health needs of individuals and families. Operating under a collaborative care model, an inter-disciplinary team take a holistic approach to patient care by addressing the primary care, mental health and addiction needs of clients.
Additionally, we have a robust Mental Health Promotion team offering prevention through education and training, as well as suicide prevention certification training modules. Through our services, individuals in Windsor and Essex County are able to receive support for their mental and physical health needs.
CMHA-WECB serves thousands of individuals in the Windsor and Essex County community each year who are dealing with mental health challenges. While our core services are for those with moderate to severe mental health illness, we also provide services to workplaces and have a Pandemic Response Therapist to help address mental health challenges arising from the pandemic. Additionally, we have a vibrant Mental Health Promotion portfolio that provides awareness and education to the community, as well as training programs with a focus on suicide prevention.
How your gift will be used
Your gift will support unfunded programs at CMHA-WECB.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be one of the most traumatic experiences of a lifetime. CMHA-WECB has a specialized Bereavement Program for adults and children to assist them in dealing with grief. Hundreds of adults and children use this program on an annual basis.
Our Client Assistance Fund is available to clients to provide some short-term financial support for those in need. Up to $250 per client per year is available to use on basic necessities like food vouchers, transportation to mental health appointments, safety equipment for a new job, etc.
Education is key to prevention and treatment. Our Mental Health Promotion portfolio provides mental health awareness and education to the community, training programs with a focus on suicide prevention, and system navigation information.