C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R. offers presentations, workshops and training on Mental Health First Aid, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), safeTALK (a 3- hour course to increase suicide awareness), Open Your Mind (high school presentation on Lynx – Early Psychosis Intervention), Living Life to the Full, and Mental Health Works. Corporate education and training are also available to support workplace mental health.
Four County Crisis provides a continuum of comprehensive crisis response services to individuals with a serious mental illness, mental health concerns, and individuals in crisis. Crisis support is available to individuals sixteen years of age or older in the counties of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton. Individuals can contact the Crisis Team themselves to access services or can be referred by community partners.
Gender Journeys provides programming, education, and support services for those who are transgender, 2-spirit, gender diverse and individuals who are questioning their gender identity. Services are also offered for families, partners and loved ones.
C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R. offers a variety of mental health and support groups. Please refer to our ‘groups’ page for detailed information on the different groups we offer.
A family education support worker provides education and support to caregivers and family members of individuals with mental health concerns. Support is provided in both one-to-one and through group support formats.
C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R. is one of eight partner agencies in a four county rapid response treatment and education service for young people (ages 14-35), in the early stages of a psychotic illness, and their families. Early identification, assessment and treatment leads to significantly improved outcomes.
Peer Support is based on the principle that people who have life experiences in common have something to offer each other. This approach assumes people who have experienced a mental health concern or have a close relationship with someone who has experienced a mental health concern, can better understand others during their recovery. The Peer Support Program provides trained professionals who have peer experience, to work one-to-one with people and in groups to set and achieve goals.
Supportive Housing provides individualized mental health support and housing options for those with a serious mental illness and/or a dual diagnosis. C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R. has housing available in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland, in collaboration with other community partners. All housing program applicants must qualify for support services prior to making a housing application. Please click on the hyperlink above for more information about eligibility and application.