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  Durham Officially Opens the Canadian Mental Health Association Office

Sep 14, 2006 11:52 ET

The Canadian Mental Health Association- Durham Branch officially opened its new office with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sep. 14.

Deputy Chief Chuck Mercier, Mayor John Gray, President of CMHA National, Penny Marrett, and other officials had a tour of the newly renovated building located at 60 Bond St. W, Oshawa after the ceremony.

“DRP has a long and cherished relationship with this local chapter,” said D/Chief Mercier as he congratulated the CMHA - Durham. “This centralized location will only help to strengthen our partnership and ensure the safety and security of the community members suffering from mental disabilities.”

The CMHA – Durham is an accredited agency with the Canadian Council of Health Services Accreditation. With a $2.4 million grant, the CMHA – Durham moved forward with their vision to integrate all aspects of mental health care. Services provided at the new locations include: centralized intake, supportive housing/case management, housing outreach to the homeless, public education and training, brief support services, counseling, rehabilitative/vocational services, small business initiatives, Community Treatment Order (CTO) services, and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team.

For more information regarding the new location and its services, please visit

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