Canadian Mental Health Resources

CANADIAN GENERAL

The Lifeline Canada Foundation 
Resource of Crisis Centers and Helplines
https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/crisis-centres/canadian-crisis-centres/

Crisis Text Response
TEXT TALK 686868 (English)

TEXTO to 686868 (French)

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness
Help Line 1-855-242-3310

Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line
1-866-925-4419

Trans LifeLine – All Ages
1-877-330-6366

ONTARIO

BounceBack Ontario
Online/phone free skill-building program to manage mood, depression, anxiety
https://bouncebackontario.ca/ 

ConnexOntario
Free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with gambling, alcohol/drugs and mental health
https://www.connexontario.ca/

Warm Line
Confidential and anonymous service for adults living in the GTA and Peel Region in need of a friend with an empathetic ear. It is operated by peers who have experienced loneliness, isolation and anxiety.
http://www.warmline.ca/

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) teaching hospital – Crisis resources
https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/crisis-resources

Province of Ontario: Mental Health Services List
https://www.ontario.ca/page/mental-health-services

QUEBEC

Government of Quebec info-santé 811
Call 811 to speak with a nurse, or receive free and confidential telephone consultation service for psychosocial questions
https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/finding-a-resource/info-sante-811/

Ami-Quebec
Resource list with links to crisis lines, information, services
www.amiquebec.org

Canadian Mental Health Association’s Quebec City
Resources
https://acsmquebec.org/english-pages/mental-health-resources-in-english

Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
http://www.multiculturalmentalhealth.ca/en/services/local-community-organizations/quebec/

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

The Island Helpline
Emotional support and information phone line
https://www.theislandhelpline.com/

PEI Walk-in mental health clinics
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/mental-health-walk-in-clinics

PEI community mental health services
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/community-mental-health-services

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government Mental Health and Addictions Division
List of resources
https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/mentalhealth_committee/mentalhealth/index.html

Canadian Mental Health Association NL
Provincial help lines, clinics, hospitals list
http://cmhanl.ca/get-help/

Eastern Health Mental Health and Addictions
List of services and supports to assist individuals and families who have mental health and/or addiction concerns.
http://www.easternhealth.ca/WebInWeb.aspx?d=1&id=2106&p=74

Coalition of Persons with Disabilities
Mental health resources
https://codnl.ca/mental-health/

Bridge the gApp 
Content and support for mental health
https://www.bridgethegapp.ca/adult/

NOVA SCOTIA

Laing House
Drop-in centre for youth aged 16 – 29 living with mental health illness and/or challenges.

https://www.lainghouse.org/

211 Nova Scotia
Search for information about programs and services
http://ns.211.ca/

Mental Health Nova Scotia
List of programs by region
https://www.mentalhealthns.ca/find-support

Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division
https://novascotia.cmha.ca/

NEW BRUNSWICK

Canadian Mental Health Association New Brunswick Division
https://cmhanb.ca/

Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick
http://www.schizophreniasociety.nb.ca/

Horizon Health Network
List of addictions and mental health services 
https://en.horizonnb.ca/home/facilities-and-services/services.aspx?cat=1100

Chimo Helpline
Provincial crisis phone line
http://www.chimohelpline.ca/

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Vancouver Access and Assessment Centre
Open 24/7, VAAC (connected to VGH) has short term treatment, crisis management, and very importantly, can professionally redirect you to a myriad of services in Vancouver that matches your situation. You can drop in at any time; they have an on site location and a help line.

http://www.vch.ca/your-care/mental-health-substance-use/vancouver-access-assessment-centre

Telecare BC
https://www.telecarebc.com/ 

Here to Help BC
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

Mental Health Support line
310-6789 (no area code, will be directly connected to a local bc crisis line with no wait)

Mood Disorder Association of BC
http://www.mdabc.net/mdabc-peer-support-groups

Qmunity
https://qmunity.ca/

Willow Counselling
Sliding scale Counselling resources

https://willowtreecounselling.ca/wp-content/themes/willowtree/reduced-cost-counselling.pdf

The Kettle
Drop in support

https://www.thekettle.ca/what-we-do/kettle-community-services/mental-health-drop-in/

Crisis Line Association of BC
https://www.crisislines.bc.ca/community-programs

ALBERTA

Calgary Counselling Centre
Sliding Scale

https://calgarycounselling.com/

Distress Center (available 24/7) 
https://www.distresscentre.com/

Alberta Health Services
Link guide
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services/Page11443.aspx

SASKATCHEWAN

Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service
https://saskatooncrisis.ca/

Call 211 
Free, confidential information and referral system for thousands of community and social services available across the province,

Family Service Saskatoon (free)
 https://familyservice.sk.ca/programs/

Free Mental Health Walk in Services
https://www.saskatchewan.ca/-/media/news-release-backgrounders/2019/aug/free-mental-health-walk-in-services-across-saskatchewan.pdf

Regina Workshops and Group Programs
https://familyserviceregina.com/workshops-and-group-programs/

 

MANITOBA

Crisis Lines (non regional)
https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/mh/crisis.html

Mood Disorders of Manitoba (resources education)
http://www.mooddisordersmanitoba.ca/

Winnipeg Crisis Response Centre
204-940-1781

https://www.wrha.mb.ca/community/mentalhealth/index.php

Klinic Community Health (Winnipeg)
http://klinic.mb.ca/in-person-counselling/klinic-drop-in-counselling/

Manitoba Suicide Prevention
877-435-7170 (1-877-HELP170)

YUKON

Kaushee’s Place Crisis Line
1-867-668-5733

Yukon Distress and Support Line
1-800-563-0808

Mental Health Services Yukon Health and Social Services, Mental Health Services
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/15762

Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services across Yukon
http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/mwsu_communities.php

Canadian Mental Health Association – Whitehorse Yukon
https://yukon.cmha.ca/programs-services/drop-in-and-short-term-counselling/ (free drop in)

NUNAVUT

Nunavut Helpline 800-265-3333 (7pm- midnight)
http://nunavuthelpline.ca/

Health Facilities Map Nunavut
https://www.gov.nu.ca/health/information/health-centres

Mental Health Information & Directory
https://www.gov.nu.ca/health/information/mental-health

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Crisis Helpline 24/7
1-800-661-0844

Community Counsellors (Health and Social Services Nunavut)
https://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/en/contact/community-counsellor

 

 

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