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Primary Health Care Desktop Resource Guide: Child/Youth Mental Health Services: Ottawa
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Posted: Jul 4, 2014
Language: EN,FR
Youth Net Pocket Resource List
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise list of Ottawa area mental health resources for youth prepared by Youthnet, a program of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Language: EN,FR
Youth Net Resource List
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Longer list of Ottawa area mental health resources prepared by Youthnet, a progam of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 23, 2012
Language: EN
Community Resources for Ottawa Youth in Transition (aged 16-24)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa community resources for transitional aged youth (age 16-24).
Posted: May 13, 2013
Language: EN
Ottawa Asperger Syndrome Resource Guide
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Prepared by the Ottawa Chapter of Autism Ontario, the Ottawa Asperger Syndrome Resource Guide has a listing of resouces for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families.
Posted: Feb 28, 2011
Language: EN
Resource List for GLBTTQ Youth
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa resources for GLBTTQ youth and their families, courtesy of the Centretown Community Health Centre.
Posted: Nov 3, 2011
Language: EN
City of Ottawa Mental Health Services Referral Tool
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise, one page tool listing main mental health services in Ottawa.
Posted: May 10, 2013
Language: EN,FR
From Rollercoaster to Recovery
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
Challenges & Choices: Finding Mental Health Services in Ontario
Catchment: Ontario
Guide is for people looking for mental health services in Ontario, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Posted: Sep 12, 2012
Language: EN
Aboriginal Mental Health Services in Ontario
Catchment: Ontario
List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2013
Language: EN

Crisis lines offer free, immediate and confidential one-on-one assistance to callers in need and usually operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are generally staffed by either paid professionals, or trained volunteers. They will listen, offer support and advice, and if necessary, will try to help the caller get connected to help in his/her community. 

Mental Health Crisis Line
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
All ages
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region
A 24-hr distress line primarily for adults in Ottawa (and Champlain District Mental Health Crisis Services for Eastern Ontario). more
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4J6 Map
16 years and up
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) : 24/7 Crisis Line
We’ve all had a crisis. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or just can’t take it anymore—you are not alone. The Youth Services Bureau’s 24/7 Crisis ... more
Physical address not provided
Up to 21 years
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa
Services are free, confidential, and offered to women in a women-only environment. Support for child sexual abuse/sexual assault survivors: 24-Hour Support ... more
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B4 Map
613-234-2266 x24
All ages
Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre (ORCC)
Helps women 16 and older who have been affected by sexual violence or trauma. Various services including: * 24-hr Crisis Line at 562-2333 * Accompaniment ... more
Physical address not provided
16 years and up
Kids Help Phone
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
5 - 20 years
Mental Health Helpline
MHH provides free, anonymous, confidential information and referral services and supports for people experiencing mental health issues or to their families, ... more
All ages
Military Family Resource Centre of the National Capital Region (MFRC-NCR)
Community based non-profit charitable organization established to provide information, support and referral for military families. more
330 Croil Private, Ottawa, ON, K1V 1J1 Map
All ages
Tel-Aide Outaouais
24-hr crisis line for francophones living in Ottawa and Gatineau. more
Ottawa, ON, K1L 8E3 Map
613-741-6433 x18005679699
All ages
Assaulted Women's Helpline
The Assaulted Women's Helpline provides a 24-hour crisis line for women. It allows women to reach out for help, assured of their anonymity and ... more
Toronto, ON, M5T 2W2 Map
All ages
Distress Centres Ontario
Distress Centres Ontario (DCO) is a non-profit association of community-based distress centres in Ontario.   If you are in distress or crisis and need ... more
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto, ON, M6A 3B4 Map
All ages
Provincial support line for francophones. For women affected by violence. 24/7/365. Offers a listening ear, information, safety planning, information and ... more
40 Cobourg, Ottawa, ON Map
16 years and up
Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline
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
16 - 30 years
Ontario Poison Centre
The Ontario Poison Centre in Toronto has been serving the general public and healthcare professionals throughout Ontario since 1979. Although the ... more
555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8 Map
1-800-268-9017 x4168135900
All ages
Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP)
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
All ages
NEED2 Prevention Education and Support (NEED2) : offers emotional support and crisis intervention to youth in Canada under 30yrs. Our highly-trained volunteers are online every night (6-11pm) ... more
Victoria, BC Map
Up to 30 years
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