Non-Police Led Mental Health Crisis Response Community Engagement

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The Region of Durham is interested in building a Non-Police Led Mental Health Crisis Response Service. The service would aim to offer a new approach to crisis intervention, led by mental health professionals. To develop a service that is informed by and prioritizes the needs of Durham residents, we are requesting your feedback.


Complete the survey.


Focus Group Schedule

Eight focus groups were hosted in November 2022. Four were virtual and four were in-person, taking place at Ontario Shores, Canadian Mental Health Association Durham, and Carea Community Health Centre.

The focus groups were planned for a variety of participants including: people who have lived experience, family members and friends, service providers, and the general public.

Check back in 2023 for more focus group opportunities.

About

The Region of Durham is interested in building a Non-Police Led Mental Health Crisis Response Service. The service would aim to offer a new approach to crisis intervention, led by mental health professionals. To develop a service that is informed by and prioritizes the needs of Durham residents, we are requesting your feedback.


Complete the survey.


Focus Group Schedule

Eight focus groups were hosted in November 2022. Four were virtual and four were in-person, taking place at Ontario Shores, Canadian Mental Health Association Durham, and Carea Community Health Centre.

The focus groups were planned for a variety of participants including: people who have lived experience, family members and friends, service providers, and the general public.

Check back in 2023 for more focus group opportunities.

  • The Region of Durham (The Region) is interested in building a Non-Police Led Mental Health Crisis Response Service. The service would aim to offer a new approach to crisis intervention, led by mental health professionals. To develop a service that is informed by and prioritizes the needs of Durham residents, we are requesting your feedback. 

    Purpose

    The following survey asks Durham residents about their experiences accessing existing crisis services and what they would like to see in a new mental health crisis response service. 

    Confidentiality

    Please be assured that your responses are anonymous, and we encourage you to exclude any personal identifying information in your responses. The Region will not be collecting identifying information related to your electronic submission, such as IP addresses.

    Content Notice

    We understand that some of the information you are sharing may be sensitive and trigger difficult emotions. If you or someone you know is currently in need of mental health crisis support, please reach out for help

    • Durham Mental Health Crisis Access Linkage Line - available 24/7 (1-800-742-1890)
    • Crisis Services Canada - available 24/7 by phone (1-833-456-4566) or 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. by texting 45645. 
    • Kids Help Phone - available 24/7 (1-800-668-6868) or text the word CONNECT to 686868.
    • Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention- https://suicideprevention.ca
    • Durham Regional Police Mental Health Support Unit - call 911


    Notice of Collection

    Personal information contained on this form is collected pursuant to s. 11 of the Municipal Act 2001, and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Your non-identifiable information on this form will be used to assist the Region in their research and review of a non-police led crisis response in Durham Region and may be subject to disclosure under the MFIPPA if circumstances warrant. Questions regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information associated with this form should be directed to the Access and Privacy Office by email at foi@durham.ca or by telephone at 905-668-7711, extension 2204 or toll free at 1-800-372-1102. You may also review the Region of Durham’s Terms of Use and Privacy Statement for more information.

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