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Find Mental Health Help Serving Ottawa-Carleton

Includes services, help and support in Ottawa, Kanata, Gloucester, Orleans and Ottawa South.

Counselling and Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Animal and Pet Therapy
Art Therapy
Attachment Therapies
Behavioural therapies (including ABA and IBI)
Brainspotting (BSP)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Drama Therapy
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
E-Therapy Websites and Online Therapy Websites
E-Counseling, E-Therapy, Virtual Therapy, Distance Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Family, Marital, and Couple Therapy
Group Therapy
Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Medication Treatment
Mindfulness and Mindfulness Therapies
Multisystemic Therapy (MST)
Music Therapy
Neuropsychological Assessment
Play Therapy
Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy (PAP)
Psychoeducational Assessment
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
Supportive Counselling
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Other Types of Counselling and Therapy

A-Z Mental Health Conditions and Topics

Pandemic (e.g. COVID/Coronavirus), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Operational Stress Injury (OSI)
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Medication Treatment
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Basic Needs

Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Food and Nutrition
Housing and Home Supports
Emergency Shelter and Housing
Finances and Money

Crisis and Emergency

Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Crisis Lines including Telephone, Online and Chat
Walk-In Counselling
Hospital Emergency Department
Emergency Shelter and Housing
Women's Shelters

Education and Training (including Schools)

School Boards
Alternative Schools
Day treatment programs
Therapeutic Boarding Schools
Mentoring Programs
Health Promotion/Public education
Other Education/School Resources
Independent Schools
Public Speaking

Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

System Navigation, including Information and Referral Services

Legal and Justice Resources

Custody and Access (of Children)
Forensic resources
Legal Aid
Other Legal Resources

Medical Services

Family Physicians
Hospital Emergency Department

Mental Health Professionals

Aboriginal Elders, Traditional Healers and Teachers
Behavioural, Developmental Therapists/Consultants
Child and Youth Counsellors
Family Physicians
Family, Marriage and Couple Therapists
Justice Sector (including Law Enforcement, Justice and Corrections)
Psychologists and Psychological Associates
Occupational Therapists
Recreational Therapist
Registered Dieticians
Registered Nurses
Social Workers
Speech and Language Pathologists
More ...

Mental Health Facilities

Inpatient services
Outpatient/community mental health services
Group Homes, Residential Care and Supported Housing

Specific Groups and Populations

Child and Youth Service Organizations
Employees, Employers and the Workplace
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ)
Males (Boys, Teenagers, Men)
Military Members, Veterans and Families
Multicultural, ethno-specific
Immigrants and Newcomers
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Physical Disabilities
Rural and Remote
Females (Girls, Women)
In Conflict with the Law
Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
The Resource Guide – Greater Ottawa Area [PDF 11.8 MB] reflects mental health resources and supports located throughout the Ottawa area (Champlain LHIN). This guide is not an exhaustive list of all supportive services, but rather a starting point – feel free to explore how these resources could assist you (the caregiver) or the person you care for (child, youth, adult, older adult) on the journey to recovery.
Posted: Sep 22, 2016
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise list of mental health and addictions services in Ottawa area.
Posted: Dec 10, 2018
Language: EN,FR
Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Addiction Resources from the Royal Ottawa.
Posted: Feb 28, 2017
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Posted: Jul 4, 2014
Language: EN,FR
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
A map of child/youth mental health services in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. If printed out, it is meant to be printed out on legal size and poster size, and posted in waiting areas or in a clinic.
Posted: Mar 17, 2017
Language: EN
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, 2015
Language: EN,FR
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, 2015
Language: EN
Autism Society of Ontario, Ottawa Chapter
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Comprehensive directory of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services.
Posted: Aug 26, 2015
Language: EN
Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Resource guide for trans individuals and communities that provides information about useful resources in Ottawa from Carleton University.
Posted: Mar 3, 2017
Language: EN
Autism Program, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of community services for children/youth with autism in area of Ottawa, Ontario.
Posted: Apr 26, 2016
Language: EN
CHEO Autism Program
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Easy to use navigation flowchart that shows the key community agencies in Ottawa that serve children/youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Posted: Apr 27, 2016
Language: EN
First Words
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
First Words keeps a list of Private Speech Pathologists who see children in the Ottawa area. Please note that First Words does not confirm the practitioner’s certification or qualifications.
Posted: Sep 18, 2019
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Occupational Therapists (OTs) in private practice created by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC).
Posted: Feb 10, 2017
Language: EN
Jewish Family Services
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Looking for Ottawa health and social services in Arabic? View this handy resource guide.
Posted: Feb 28, 2017
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa community resources for transitional aged youth (age 16-24).
Posted: May 13, 2015
Language: EN
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, 2015
Language: EN
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
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
Guide is for people looking for mental health services in Ontario, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Posted: Sep 12, 2015
Language: EN
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
Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO)
Catchment: Ontario
CMHO has list of child/youth mental health services for communities throughout Ontario.
Posted: Sep 1, 2020
Language: EN
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Catchment: Canada
This inventory was created to establish a living directory of community-based mental health and substance use services and supports throughout Canada for people who are transitioning from the criminal justice system into the community.
Posted: Nov 10, 2021
Language: EN,FR
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