Canadian Mental Health Association - Oxford County Branch

Site: Woodstock - Peel St - Main Office

Service: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-539-8055 ext 211
Toll Free Phone 1-800-859-7248
Crisis Phone Toll Free: 1-866-933-2023
Fax 519-539-8317
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Primary Contact Lynn Wardell, Director of Crisis, Outreach and Specialized Services; Phone: 519-539-8055 ext 216 * 1-800-859-7248; Fax: 519-539-8317; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two day workshop * provides participants with the information and skills needed to successfully intervene with someone who is having suicidal thoughts * offered two to three times per year * the ASIST workshop is for caregivers (professionals, volunteers, students and family members) who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm;
Crisis: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Oxford County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
For volunteers, lay and professionals
Application Information available on website or by calling main office in Woodstock * self-referral
Languages English
Fees $175.00 for two-day workshop
Agency Information
Primary Executive Mike McMahon, Executive Director, CMHA; Phone: 519-539-8055 ext 214 * 1-800-859-7248; Fax: 519-539-8317; Email:
Funding United Way - Oxford County
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
522 Peel St
Woodstock, ON N4S 1K3
Intersection Peel St and Wellington St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door

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