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South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Adapts its Model of Care to Support its Most Vulnerable Clients During COVID-19

June 11, 2020

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – June 11, 2020 – As Ontario continues to grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, the importance of integrating health care and social supports is more critical than ever. The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) quickly shifted its model of care within the context of COVID-19, to ensure their most… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Adapts its Model of Care to Support its Most Vulnerable Clients During COVID-19

Supporting Your Mental Wellness During a Pandemic

June 8, 2020

Written by Registered Psychotherapist, Robbi Currie We are in the midst of a pandemic and most people are feeling a range of mental health impacts from restricted movement, life disruptions, unexpected unemployment, learning how to homeschool children, social isolation, fear of getting sick, and so much more. Our Mindfulness Meditation expert and registered Psychotherapist, Robbi… Continue reading Supporting Your Mental Wellness During a Pandemic

New Mental Health Program at the SGBCHC

June 3, 2020

Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program at the SGBCHC The Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program is a program funded by the Government of Ontario that provides access to evidence-based, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for people living with depression and anxiety. CBT is a structured, time-limited therapy that is problem-focused and goal-oriented and teaches practical strategies and skills. The… Continue reading New Mental Health Program at the SGBCHC

COVID-19 Update: New Assessment Centre Hours

May 21, 2020

Georgian Bay COVID-19 Assessment Centre The Georgian Bay COVID-19 Assessment Centre is located at the Georgian Bay Family Health Team located at 186 Erie Street Medical Building (Parking lot), Collingwood. If you have been directed to an Assessment Centre by your family doctor, nurse practitioner or Public Health, or by the Ministry of Health self-assessment… Continue reading COVID-19 Update: New Assessment Centre Hours

Ontario Expands Virtual Mental Health Services During COVID-19

May 8, 2020

Free Internet-Based Programs Help People Cope with Unprecedented Situation TORONTO ― Starting today, the Ontario government is expanding virtual mental health services to help thousands of Ontarians experiencing anxiety and depression, including frontline health care workers, during the COVID-19 outbreak. These Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) programs were developed in partnership with MindBeacon and Morneau… Continue reading Ontario Expands Virtual Mental Health Services During COVID-19

Resources: Kids Activities

April 3, 2020

As parents, we’re usually prepared for the occasional snow day, summer and winter holidays and March Break. However, with schools and non-essential businesses closed across the country in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are feeling the stress of keeping their little ones busy. Below are some free, online educational and creative resources to… Continue reading Resources: Kids Activities

Community Resource Sheet – Groceries, Pharmacies and Other Essential Services

March 30, 2020

The Von Smart program collected the following information regarding community resources such as groceries, pharmacies and other essential services in the Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Creemore and Collingwood areas. We recommend you contact these organizations directly to ensure they are providing the services you are looking for. Click here to download the Community Resources Sheet

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