Mental Health Support

Recommended Organizations For Mental Health Support

Concerned about your or your family’s mental health? We recommend contacting any of these highly reputable organizations designed to help you and your loved ones in a time of need. Please note that if you or someone you know is in a life-threatening or crisis situation, please call 911 or seek immediate care at your local emergency department.

– For Parents & Children –

One Stop Talk

Monday to Friday from 12pm – 8pm & Saturdays from 12pm – 4pm:

One Stop Talk is a new virtual counselling service available across Ontario to provide you with immediate access to free mental health support when and how you need them. When you call or visit the One Stop Talk website, you will be connected to a professional clinician (by phone or online) for a session of brief therapy.

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

24hr Crisis Line: 905-878-9785
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Click here for Clinics in Ontario

Reach Out Centre for Kids was designated by the Ministry of Child and Youth Services (MCYS) as the child and youth mental health Lead Agency for Halton in August 2014. With programs and services that run out of 11 sites and three main offices, ROCK is committed to being inclusive, client-centred and family-centred. With over 40 years of service in Halton, they are dedicated to building strong people, strong families and strong communities.

– For Adults –

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

CMHA, Ontario
TF: 1-800-875-6213

CMHA is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive. With one national office, 11 divisions in all provinces and one territory, and 75 community-based branches/regions, we provide services and supports to over 1.3 million Canadians through the combined efforts of more than 5,000 staff and 11,000 volunteers.

CMHA, National
P: 416-646-5557
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

AbilitiCBT: A Government-Sponsored Mental Health Program

Morneau Shepell has partnered with the Ontario and Manitoba governments to provide free mental health support to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic through AbilitiCBT: an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy.

AbilitiCBT for Ontario Residents [website]

This virtual platform is designed to help people develop skills and strategies to address symptoms of mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression. It can help people cope with challenges specifically related to COVID-19, including isolation, caring for family and community members, information overload, and stress.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

CAMH Switchboard: 416-535-8501 (GTHA)
TF: 1-800-463-2338
To Access CAMH Clinical Services, call 416-535-8501 and press ‘2’

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world’s leading research centres in its field. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.


Mental Health Support for You and Your Family