Description & Services
Public Comments Head office is in Fort Frances
Description (Service) Provides support to individuals and families affected by mental health issues and have identified the need for peer support from someone who has experienced a mental illness and is knowledgeable of mental health and social services
 
Services provided include: 
  • Peer and family peer support 
  • Educational sessions and training seminars 
  • Regional consumer and family conferences 
  • Eight-session Family Information Support Program 
  • Referral and advocacy services
 
Educational training can include: 
  • Anti-Stigma Education 
  • Hearing Voices that are distressing 
  • Mental Health First Aid 
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals who have a personal mental health issue or have experienced one in the past 
  • Family members of individuals with a mental health issue
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-8841
Fax 807-223-8816
E-Mail cmha@cmhaff.ca
Website www.cmhaff.ca
Primary Contact Gina Nikolic, Peer Support Worker, Dryden Office; Phone: 807-223-8841 ext 224; Email: gnikolic@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Contact Philip Olson, Peer Support Worker; Phone: 807-223-8841 ext 225; Email: polson@cmhaff.ca
Primary Executive Sandy Skirten, Director of Services, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 220; Fax: 807-274-3515; Email: sskirten@cmhaff.ca
Site Location Use back entrance
Located In Community Dryden
Address 52 Van Horne Ave
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z2
 
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Intersection Van Horne Ave and Duke St
Mailing Address PO Box 525 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Intergration Network (NWLHIN)