For Your Information

The organizations listed below are leaders in the field of research, advocacy and policy development; we hope you find the information in these websites helpful

Local Resources

Health Links is a new model of care that makes it easier for people who rely on our system the most to access health care in Ontario. Health Links is centered on one simple concept: physicians, specialists, hospitals, home care, long-term care and community services working together with patients, families and caregivers to better coordinate care. This is a collaboration of 20 partners across the continuum of care to form the Southwest York Region Health Link to help make it easier for people who rely on the system the most, such as seniors and people with complex conditions, to access health care in our region. Southwest York Region Health Link patients receive intensive support to help them stay healthier in their own home. They are connected to a dedicated Health Link Care Coordinator, participate in a case conference with their care team and contribute to the development of a coordinated care plan based on their unique goals. For more information about the Southwest York Region Health Link, including information about referring patients, please visit: or email

211 Ontario: 211 is a three-digit phone number and website that provides information and referral to community and social services in Ontario. Certified Information and Referral Specialists connect Ontarians with the services they need. Addiction Services for York Region: Markham Stouffville Hospital: Regional Municipality of York: Southlake Regional Health Centre: Stevenson Memorial Hospital: Mackenzie Health: Southwest York Region Health Link: 211 – a website (and 3 digit phone number) that provides information and referral to community and social services in Ontario: Ontario Shores for Mental Health Sciences: Connex Ontario Health Services Information: Waypoint Centre for Mental Health: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: York Social Services Network: Loft Crosslinks:


Canadian Psychiatric Association: CMHA National: CMHA Ontario Division: Consent and Capacity Board: Disability Tax Credit The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. For more information, go to Health Canada: Mental Health Commission of Canada: Mind Your Mind: Mood Disorders Society of Ontario: National Eating Disorder Information Centre: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario: Shared Mental Health Care in Canada:

Streamlined Access

Access to: Assertive Community Treatment Teams, Case Management & Housing


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Mental Health Council of Australia: National Institute of Mental Health: World Federation for Mental Health: World Health Organization:

MH resources in York Region & South Simcoe

Simcoe Mental Health Resource List June 2016

York Region Mental Health Resource List June 2016

One Response to Useful Links

  1. Well written blog! I will surely bookmark this for future research.
    Much appreciated!

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