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Windsor Chapter


Contact Information

C. Corrine Bridge

*Our chapter only runs meetings from September until June. We will not be holding support group meetings through July and August.*

If you need assistance or have questions please feel free to contact Karen at the above contact information

Meeting Information:

When: The first Thursday of each month ( November 7th and December 5th).

2020: Jan 9, Feb 6, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7 and June 4

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Community Living Windsor Building, 7025 Enterprise Way, Windsor, ON N8T 3N6

"I wanted to say thanks so much for conducting these meetings once a month.  I was feeling a little overwhelmed during the meeting, but began to relax a little as I felt less alone. The group of people were fantastic and I'm really looking forward to going again next month."

Family Member - Windsor Support Group

Windsor-Essex Fall & Winter Schedule

My Neurodivergent Child

A seminar style event bringing together families of neurodivergent children, health and wellness partners, community organizations and service providers.
Bridging the gap to build more resilient kids, stronger families and more connected communities! 
The event is Saturday, October 26 from 9-2pm (doors open at 8:30am) at the Caboto Club. The purpose of the event is to bring together families of neurodivergent children. Come and meet other families, hear from leaders in our community about the power of connection, health and wellness, self care, social media and how incredible the neurodivergent brain is!

List of Speakers:

Autism Ontario: Kathleen Foubister; Windsor Essex Service Navigator
PCMH (Parent’s for Children’s Mental Health): Karen Wilson; Advocate & co-chair PCMH
BANA The Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association: Luciana Rosu Sieza; Executive Director
Back to Life Rehabilitation: Sherri Taylor (EA, ISW) or/both Jeanmarie Breault-Towsley (O.T.R., OT Reg. (Ont.) USC/WPS SI Cert. #4297)
Ahmad and Associates: Dr. Saadia A. Ahmad   Ph.D., C.Psych or/and Chantal Van Etten  MSP
Dr.Joseph E. Casey, Ph.D., C.Psych. Clinical Neuropsychologist and Professor, Department of Psychology University of Windsor
doTERRA: Corrine Bridger; Wellness Advocate & co-chair PCMH  

Lunch is provided at this event.

For Tickets email Corrine at


Karen Wilson- Chapter Leader

For the past 20 years Karen has advocated for her sons Robert 20, and Matthew 18, who both have disabilities. Karen holds a valid teaching licence but chooses to do advocacy for families coming through the complex mental health system instead of being in a classroom. She began her work with Parents for Children’s Mental Health about 16 years ago when she was asked to do a public awareness project in Windsor by the previous executive director, the founder of PCMH. She continues to be an active member and Chapter leader in Windsor Essex. She holds monthly support groups. Her PCMH leadership role opens opportunities for her to participate in many consultations across the province. She is regularly in Toronto and London where she provides the family voice to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and to The Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. Karen is grateful for the families she meets and works with to assist and provide direction to navigate the complex world of children’s mental health in our community and province. She is inspired by the commitment and incredible passion and creativity parents bring in their role of helping their children and families become mentally well!


Mary Mac Lauchlan- Co-Chapter Leader

Mary has a 24 year old son with multiple disabilities & has fiercely advocated for him through his school years and into adulthood. Along the way, she joined PCMH & has advocated alongside families struggling with the school system. Mary, in her role as PCMH Chapter co-leader, brings the family perspective forward to policy makers and executive directors of children’s mental health providers in Windsor-Essex & provincially on consultation. She finds strength & wisdom in learning from parents that have travelled this road before her as well as helping families who have just begun their journey.

Parents for Children's Mental Health believe that children, youth, and their families suffering from mental health challenges deserve our extreme respect and assurance.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of these families.

WE LINK families to important networks within their communities to ensure they get the care they need and the support of families who can relate and support them.

WE UNDERSTAND the issues around child and youth mental health challenges and the stigma that prevents the work and conversations that need to happen.

WE HELP communities and families access important resources so they can begin their journey of healing.

I just wanted to say thank you to you and the governing body at PCMH. The newsletters are an important source of knowledge and support. I have found that this journey in … Member, St. Thomas