Mental Health Resources

Helplines

ConnexOntario

Free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental health and/or gambling. Available 24/7.

1-866 -531-2600 or www.connexontario.ca 

Canada Suicide Prevention Service

Offers 24/7/365 bilingual support to people in Canada who have concerns about suicide. Phone line available 24/7.

1-833-456-4566 or www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

Distress and Crisis Ontario

Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to their communities. At a DC you can find a listening ear for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The website also offers a chat function.

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Good2Talk Helpline

Ontario’s 24/7 helpline for postsecondary students.

1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868

Kids Help Phone

Youth mental health support available 24/7.

1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868

Hope for Wellness Help Line

Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Phone and chat counselling is available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut.

1-855-242-3310

National Indian Residential School Crisis Line

Offers support to former residential school students and those affected. Available 24 hours.

1-866-925-4419

Talk4healing (for Indigenous women)

Talk4Healing is a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline, available 24/7 via phone call, text, or live chat, for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario.

Phone: 1-855-554-4325

LGBT Youthline Ontario

Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services.

Phone: 647-694-4275 https://www.youthline.ca/ (chat, text and email currently available)

Focus on the Family Counseling Consultation Line

If you’re struggling and need someone to talk to, Focus on the Family offers a one-time free phone consultation with a caring Christian counsellor. Call 1-855-771-HELP (4357), Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM (MT). Our staff may need to call you back, but they’d love to speak with you. You can also search our directory for a licensed Christian counsellor in your area via Focus on the Family’s Christian Counselors Network.

Mental Health Services

BounceBack

A free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry.

Website: https://bouncebackontario.ca/

Children’s Mental Health Ontario Centres

100 member organizations operating in every region in Ontario, providing treatment and support to children, youth, and families. Free. No referral is required.

Website: cmho.org/findhelp/

Cedarview Community Church - Bread of Life Food Baskets

1000 Gorham St, Newmarket, ON  L3Y 1L8
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Phone: 905-895-8893

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York Region Branch

The clinical therapy program helps people with serious mental illness to be more successful in day-to-day living. The clinical therapy program provides group-based therapy only. Clients explore the relationship between thoughts, feelings and actions, and with the support of clinical therapists, develop and practice coping skills that help them gain control over unhelpful thinking patterns and avoidance behaviours.

Clinical Therapy – Newmarket – Eagle Street
Newmarket Provincial Courthouse, Room 2088

50 Eagle St W, Newmarket, ON  L3Y 6B1

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Phone:905-841-3977 ext 3321

Family First Play Therapy Centre

Family first play therapy offer psychological and educational assessments for children and youth by qualified psychologists. their team of caring professionals provides services for children and their families coping with emotional, attachment, social and behavioural problems.

47 Holland St E, Bradford, ON  L3Z 2A4

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Phone:905-775-1620

Familylife – Power To Change

Family life Canada is a division of Power to Change Ministries. It exists to bring help and hope to every marriage and family through training and getaway marriage retreats in Canada.

Website: https://www.familylifecanada.com/

Hong Fook Mental Health Association

Hong Fook exists to address the mental health concerns of the Cambodian, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Korean and Vietnamese communities. They provide a continuum of integrated primary care and mental health services covering the spectrum from “promoting wellness” to “managing illness” in Asian communities.

Website: https://hongfook.ca/

Alliance of Hope

The Alliance of Hope helps people who have lost loved ones to suicide get through the darkest hours of their lives. They provide online healing support and other services for people who are coping with a devastating loss to suicide through means such as an online forum, support resources and information on the survivor experience.

Website: https://allianceofhope.org/

Catholic Family Services Of Toronto - Counselling Program

The Catholic family services team of professional counselling staff helps people resolve problems that challenge their lives. The helping process acknowledges the needs, strengths, values and goals of individuals and families. Their counsellors recognize and sensitively respond to differences in the cultural, racial, gender, and religious backgrounds of clients.

North York

201-245 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON  M2J 4T1

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Phone: 416-222-0048

Catholic Family Services of Toronto - Walk-In Counselling Program

Central Toronto Office Catholic Pastoral Centre

1155 Yonge St Suite 100, Toronto, ON  M4T 1W2

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Phone: 416-921-1163

Catholic Family Services of Toronto - Walk-In Counselling Program,

Counselling, support and wellness programs for individuals, couples and families; Catholic perspective.

North Toronto Office 

245 Fairview Mall Dr Suite 201, Toronto, ON  M2J 4T1

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Phone: 416-222-0048

Circle of Care - Client and Family Counselling

Professional social workers offer supportive counselling and resource navigation to older adults and their caregivers * services include:

  • individual counselling
  • crisis intervention
  • advocacy
  • hospice support
  • support groups
  • caregiver support
  • resource and system navigation
  • housing support
  • financial planning and counselling
  • linkages to community, healthcare and primary care services

North Toronto Office 

4211 Yonge St, Suite 401, Toronto, ON  M2P 2A9

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Phone: 416-635-2860 Intake: Ext 2860

Family Services York Region - Georgina

Assists individuals, couples and families to cope with stress in their home and work lives, separation, loss or divorce, intimacy issues, family conflict, violence and abuse, and depression. 

Individual, Couple and Family Counselling

25202 Warden Ave, Sutton West, ON  L0E 1R0

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Phone: 905-476-3611

Family Services York Region - Newmarket

Provides affordable professional counselling to individuals, couples and families experiencing stressful life situations and difficulties in interpersonal relationships.

Individual, Couple and Family Counselling

1091 Gorham St, Unit 300, Newmarket, ON  L3Y 8X7

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Phone: 905-895-2371

Family Services York Region - Richmond Hill

Offers affordable professional counselling to help individuals, couples and families to cope with stress in their home and work lives, separation, loss or divorce, intimacy issues, family conflict, violence and abuse, and depression * offer telephone and online video counselling.

Individual, Couple and Family Counselling

10610 Bayview Ave, Suite 18, Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 3N8

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Phone: 905-883-6572

Other Resources

Here to Help Phone line: Call (905)503-9561

Here to help phone line is a free counselling service available to children, Youth (0-18 yrs), their parents, caregivers and adult supporters.

More information: https://www.yorkhills.ca/

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