Living Your Rights is a FREE monthly education series to introduce and inform those involved in the mental health system about their rights, gain a clear understanding of the core principles of mental health law & allied legislation, learn strategies for handling mental health law issues and network with leaders in the field & peers who share your challenges.

Upcoming Topics/Dates:

  • February 2nd: What are Community Treatment Orders?
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • July 5

Previous topics:

  • A Guide to the Mental Health Act
  • Informed Consent

Because knowing your rights can empower you to deal with challenging situations and provide you with tools to advocate for yourself and/or support others.

Where?  All Living Your Rights presentations take place at the Branson site for North York General Hospital.  555 Finch Ave. W, Auditorium — Basement Level.

Wheelchair accessible – Light refreshments will be served – TTC stops at door – Tokens available for unwaged attendees – FREE parking available nearby (across the street)

For more information about the Central LHIN Consumer/Survivor Network, see: http://krasmancentre.com/?page_id=25

Important Announcements

January 2014: The Krasman Centre is pleased to announce an increase in its funding from the Central LHIN, effective immediately. This funding will aid in the creation and expansion of The Krasman Centre’s programming, including: Peer Navigators - The delivery of peer support in the emergency departments of North York General and Southlake hospitals The Krasman Centre becoming a central access point for WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan), including a website and increasing the number of WRAP/FWRAP groups delivered throughout the CLHIN. Increasing the Warmline to 24 hours/day (from 12p—12a) - effective February 1, 2014. In addition; one-time funding for delivering WRAP I and WRAP II groups, with a focus on training Peer Support Workers. Employment and volunteer opportunities related to positions created by this funding will be posted at The Krasman Centre, online, & throughout the community.

Krasman Centre Warm Line

New Hours

The Warm Line is now 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Contact Information

Main Office (Richmond Hill)

10121 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON
L4C 1T7
tel: 905-780-0491
fax: 905-780-1960
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Satellite Office (Alliston)

17 Paris Street
Alliston, ON
L9R 1J3
tel: 705-435-0054
fax: 705-435-6340

Toll Free: 1-888-780-0724

Hours of Operation

Richmond Hill

Regular Hours

Mon, Tue, Fri: 11am-5pm
Wed: 1pm-5pm
Thurs: 11am-9pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 12noon-4pm

Alliston

Regular Hours

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri: 11am-4pm
Wed: 1pm-4pm
Holidays: 12noon-4pm
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Acknowledgments
The Krasman Centre is generously funded by: