The MCRU is positioned at 97 Entrance St., in Trenton, and it goals to attach residents with psychological well being and addictions applications, together with help providers.
“The MCRU is a key final result of the Metropolis’s Group Security & Effectively-Being Plan, and performs an necessary function within the Metropolis’s response to group psychological well being and dependancy points,” says Laurie Caouette, Quinte West’s CSWB Plan coordinator.
“We need to guarantee residents are conscious of the providers obtainable of their group and supply alternatives and actions to enhance psychological well being and scale back isolation by means of the MCRU’s outreach efforts.”
The unit will host quite a few actions all through the summer season, together with seated yoga, senior security classes and an overdose consciousness occasion on Aug. 31.
“By Sept. 2, partnering businesses together with the Belleville and Quinte West Group Well being Centre, St. Leonard’s Group Assist, Prevention & Residential Providers, Quinte West Youth Centre, Ontario Provincial Police, IMPACT staff, and others shall be on-site on the MRCU on a rotational foundation to satisfy with the general public and focus on applications provided domestically,” provides Caouette.
Together with the MCRU, a group cabinet may even be positioned on the website.
The cabinet will carry meals objects in addition to hygiene merchandise and can run on a give-and-take mannequin inside the group.
Donations may be made in particular person on the MCRU and group cabinet’s website on Entrance Road.
The cabinet will stay open 24-hours a day for simpler entry for native residents.
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