Mental Health Support Network is a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funded agency which provides support and services to individuals who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness or who have experienced difficulties with mental illness. The mission of the Corporation is:
To enhance the mental health and quality of life for those seeking its Holistic-Oriented services by providing a variety of supports and To oversee and deliver consumer peer-driven alternatives.
The Mental Health Support Network strives to provide a leading edge, consultative consumer network with an emphasis on supporting a diversity of individuals within their respective communities throughout Hastings and Prince Edward counties.
We focus on people’s unique strengths and abilities.
For the purposes of this document, the term “Consumer” refers to a person 16 years of age or over, with a self-identified Mental Health Issue. Peer Support refers to an established program model in which consumers can be trained and employed as valued and effective counselors to their peers.
Services currently offered include:
- Peer Support
- Social/Recreational Opportunities
- Employment Support
- Educational Opportunities
- Resources/Computer Access
Centres and services are available in Belleville, Madoc, Trenton, Picton and Bancroft. Please visit us often and watch for news flashes about our progress in each of the communities.