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Suicide is when someone tries to end his or her life on purpose. People think about suicide in an attempt to deal with some problem or stress. Most people who attempt or complete suicide don’t necessarily want to die; rather, they want to escape their overwhelming emotional pain.Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. The good news is that there are always other options.

 

If you are thinking about suicide, and things have reached a crisis point where you don't think you can keep yourself safe:  

  • Call a crisis line
  • If you have a doctor, then make an appointment to see him/her.
  • Call your local mental health agency in order to see a counselor/therapist 
  • Reach out to a family member or friend. Call them and let them know that you have been feeling overwhelmed, and that you could use their support, whether it is just listening or spending some time together. 
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

Remember: Although your situation may have tricked you into feeling that you are alone, you are NOT alone. Help is a phone call away... 

 

If you know know someone who is feeling suicidal, there are many ways to support and get them help

  • Help your friend make that telephone call to a crisis line
  • Help your friend book an appointment with their doctor, or counselor/therapist 
  • Go with your friend to the nearest hospital emergency department 
  • Let other trusted friends and family know so that they can be supportive.
If you discover someone who has just harmed themselves, then call 911, or your local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) number. 

Walk-In Counselling

Support for Life’s Challenges Free Counselling Services No Appointment Necessary Trained Professional Counsellors No referral is required for the ... more
2255 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2B 7Z5 Map
613-722-2225
All ages
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Counselling and Therapy

Open Doors is there for children and youth, 0-18 (and their families) who are having difficulties in their lives. The counsellors at Open Doors work with ... more
40 Bennett Street, Carleton Place, ON, K7C 4J9 Map
613-257-8260
Up to 18 years
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An academic pediatric hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, with a mandate for care, research and teaching. CHEO houses the Provincial Centre of ... more
401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1 Map
613-737-7600
Up to 17 years
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Attachment Consultation and Education Service (ACES) - Consultation, assessment, treatment and education for children and youth (birth - 18 years) with a focus ... more
600 Sanatorium Road, London, ON, N6H 3W7 Map
519-858-2774
Up to 18 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Julie Clarke Counselling and Psychotherapy
65 Mill Street, Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0 Map
613-229-3090
5 years and up
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Changing Steps Counselling, Training and Consulting
71 Woodward Ave, Brampton, ON, L6V 1K5 Map
647-772-7837
All ages
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Monika Green Counselling and Psychotherapy Services
240 Kennevale Dr, Ottawa, ON, K2J 6B6 Map
613-809-9832
3 years and up
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Hawley Counseling
Physical address not provided
613-284-7920
12 years and up
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Hawley Counselling
Smiths Falls, ON Map
613-284-7920
All ages
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Centre for Change
2039 Robertson Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 8R2 Map
613-695-0900
18 - 65 years
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120 Iber Road, Stittsville-kanata, ON, K2S 1E6 Map
613-831-8181
6 years and up
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Shilton Therapy
361 Queen St., Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 0A6 Map
613-207-6050
12 years and up
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200 Kennevalle Drive, Nepean, ON, K2J 6B6 Map
613-265-3200
All ages
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Focus Forward Therapy
14 Mill St, Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0 Map
613-203-8805
All ages
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2555 St Joseph Blvd, Orleans, ON, K1C 1S6 Map
613-454-7770
6 years and up
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Day treatment programs

Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
16 years and up
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Attachment Consultation and Education Service (ACES) - Consultation, assessment, treatment and education for children and youth (birth - 18 years) with a focus ... more
600 Sanatorium Road, London, ON, N6H 3W7 Map
519-858-2774
Up to 18 years
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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams

Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
16 years and up
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Families Impacted By Mental Illness .......sharing the journey !     FIMI is a loosely structured group of individuals in the Smiths Falls, Perth and ... more
88 Cornelia St. W.,, Smiths Falls, ON Map
613-283-2170
All ages
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Non-profit organization providing support to parents and caregivers who have children, youth and young adults living with mental illness. Our key ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-321-3211
Up to 24 years
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Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) works to improve the mental health and well-being of children, youth and their families. * We represent and support ... more
40 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1M9 Map
416-921-2109
All ages
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A non-profit, provincial, parent-run organization that provides a voice for children and their families who face the challenges of mental health problems.  ... more
Physical address not provided
416-220-0742
All ages
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National, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. more
151 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3 Map
613-745-7750
All ages
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Educational programming, conferences and professional development, art programs, community involvement, and supporting youth ideas to address bullying, ... more
440 Albert St., Ottawa, ON, K1R 5B5 Map
613-400-1875
All ages
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Our overall objective is to provide people suffering from mood disorders a strong, cohesive voice at the national level to improve access to: * ... more
3-304 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON, N1G 4W4 Map
519-824-5565
All ages
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Emotions Anonymous is a 12-step self-help group for anyone with emotional problems such as fear, anxiety, and depression. more
Physical address not provided
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
16 years and up
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Physical address not provided
306-750-6336
All ages
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Shilton Therapy
361 Queen St., Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 0A6 Map
613-207-6050
12 years and up
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Focus Forward Therapy
14 Mill St, Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0 Map
613-203-8805
All ages
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Other

1 in 5 people will have some sort of mental health problem in their life. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis yourself, or you know someone who is, ... more
Physical address not provided
613-722-6914
All ages
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Open Doors is there for children and youth, 0-18 (and their families) who are having difficulties in their lives. The counsellors at Open Doors work with ... more
40 Sunset Blvd., Perth, ON, K7H 2Y4 Map
613-264-1415
Up to 18 years
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Victim Services - Lanark County is a community and volunteer based crisis response program that provides a variety of free immediate, short-term crisis ... more
91 Cornelia St. W., Smith Falls, ON, K7A 5L3 Map
613-284-8380
All ages
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Services provided include: Occupational Therapy Speech Language Therapy Social Work Child and family services Mental Health and Addictions Services more
4200 Labelle, Ottawa, ON, K1J 1J8 Map
613-745-5525
All ages
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Francophone community health organization that offers integrated mental health and addiction services as well as housing services to vulnerable individuals, ... more
162 Murray Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 5M8 Map
613-789-5144
16 years and up
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Facilitates community reintegration for people living with mental illness or concurrent disorders by offering housing supports in order to prevent ... more
162 rue Murray Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 5M8 Map
613-789-5144 x226
16 - 65 years
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The Support Within Housing program facilitates community reintegration for people living with mental illness or concurrent disorders by offering housing ... more
162 rue Murray Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 5M8 Map
613-789-5144 x226
16 - 65 years
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Serves individuals, couples, youth and families who are directly or indirectly affected by chemical dependency or the addictive process.   Assists ... more
2255 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON, K1G 4K3 Map
613-523-5143
5 years and up
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The Child and Parent Resource Institute is a tertiary centre that provides highly specialized voluntary services to children and youth with multi complex, ... more
600 Sanatorium Road, London, ON, N6H 3W7 Map
519-858-2774
Up to 18 years
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Provincial support line for francophones. For women affected by violence. 24/7/365. Offers a listening ear, information, safety planning, information and ... more
Physical address not provided
1-877-336-2433
16 years and up
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Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and ... more
Physical address not provided
1-866-925-5454
16 - 30 years
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Residential treatment services for children aged 8 years old and older. Services for youth with acting out behaviours, mental health / abuse issues, and ... more
34 Mayo Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2E 6X5 Map
613-371-3804
8 years and up
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MHH provides free, anonymous, confidential information and referral services and supports for people experiencing mental health issues or to their families, ... more
ON,CA
1-866-531-2600
All ages
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Committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. more
ON,CA
1-888-310-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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Ontario Suicide Prevention Network (OSPN) is a networking body that links communities in Ontario by supporting and encouraging the development of suicide ... more
ON,CA
905-897-9183
All ages
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Psychotherapy Matters is an online directory of therapists in private practice, who pay in order to be listed in the directory. more
Physical address not provided
All ages
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Offers various programs such as * Yoga Camp for Teen Girls * Respite vacation for families touched by autism * Outdoor Adventure Summer Camp Programs ... more
5720 Forgets Rd, Wyebridge, ON, L0K 2E0 Map
705-528-1793
8 years and up
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Founded in 1977 to unite and promote the emerging profession of art therapy in Canada. Art therapy combines the creative process and psychotherapy, ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
All ages
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CASP provides information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour. more
Ottawa, ON, K1N 3W0 Map
613-702-4446
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health Service Providers (CRHSPP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
368 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 7G3 Map
613-562-0900
All ages
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Non-profit education centre specializing suicide prevention; involved with curriculum development; training programs; library and information services. Purpose ... more
105 12 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 1A1 Map
403-245-3900
All ages
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The Honouring Life Network is a project of the National Aboriginal Health Organization. The website offers culturally relevant information and resources on ... more
220 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5Z9 Map
613-237-9462 x567
All ages
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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional ... more
439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8 Map
416-586-5437
5 - 20 years
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Youthspace.ca offers emotional support and crisis intervention to youth in Canada under 30yrs. Our highly-trained volunteers are online every night (6 PM to ... more
Victoria, BC Map
Up to 30 years
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Non-profit association that seeks to transform the mental health sector to be an inclusive society where people achieve full social inclusion. Promotes ... more
140 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5 Map
1-866-655-8548
All ages
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Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges through partnerships with companion and service animals. more
1010 Polytek St, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9H9 Map
1-888-473-7027
All ages
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A resource built to support men in their fight against depression by providing tips, tools, information about professional services, and stories of success. more
Physical address not provided
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Jenna Fletcher, Holistic Psychotherapist
Ottawa, ON Map
All ages
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Perth, ON Map
613-485-8365
3 - 19 years
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Physical address not provided
1-877-353-2777 (Toll Free)
18 years and up
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
“Red Flags” is a Quick Reference Guide for Early Years professionals.Red Flags outlines a range of functional indicators or domains commonly used to monitor healthy child development, as well as potential problem areas for child development. It is intended to assist in the determination of when and where to refer for additional advice, formal assessment and/or treatment.
Posted: Sep 28, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
"From Rollercoaster to Recovery" is a detailed guide for families and individuals on how to navigate the addictions and mental health system in the Champlain LHIN.
Posted: May 2, 2013
Language: EN,FR
Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
List of mental health resources and supports located throughout the Ottawa area (Champlain LHIN).
Posted: Aug 16, 2017
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ontario
List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
Language: EN
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