About Us

Our Story

Canadian Mental Health Association Durham Brochure CoverCanadian Mental Health Association Durham is an integrated community mental health and primary care hub that has been providing mental health services to Durham Region for over 60 years.

During that time, it has evolved to provide a broad range of services to individuals and their families experiencing mental health challenges, from information and education to case management, psychosocial rehabilitation, housing and primary healthcare. These services are provided through inter-professional teams focused on providing clinically based services that, in addition to dealing with client mental health issues, address social determinants of health using the recovery model.

The Canadian Mental Health Association Durham is part of the national Canadian Mental Health Association which was founded in 1918, and is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. It currently receives funding from:

  • Central East Local Health Integration Network
  • Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
  • Federal Project Grants
  • United Way­ Greater Toronto Area
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • as well as membership, donations and special projects.

Accredited by Accreditation Canada with Exemplary Standing, 2018 – 2020.

Download a printable copy (PDF) of our Brochure here

Download a printable copy of our Welcome Book (PDF) here

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