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Walk-in crisis counselling comes to Newmarket library

Partnership with York Support Services Network provides an on-site crisis worker two Wednesdays a month
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The Newmarket Public Library has partnered with York Support Services Network to offer people the opportunity to talk with a crisis worker at the library. 

Beginning today and running two Wednesdays each month from 1 to 4 p.m., a professional crisis worker will be on site to provide counselling to anyone experiencing any kind of mental health issue.

You are invited to visit the library for a confidential conversation in the privacy of one of the study rooms. Family members and friends of individuals who may be experiencing a mental health issue are also encouraged to drop by.

Upcoming Wednesday walk-in counselling sessions will be held on Dec. 4, Dec. 18, and Jan. 8, 2020, from 1 to 4 p.m. on all dates. 

The Newmarket Public Library is at 438 Park Ave.

To learn more about York Support Services Network, a community-based agency that offers a range of case management and community crisis services throughout York Region in support of individuals with a developmental disability and/or a serious mental illness, visit here.



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