If you are facing Mental Health Emergency, you can contact 911 or go to your nearest hospital.

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If you are in crisis and need support, there are websites that you can check and it is for all regions in Ontario:

ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Services (2pm to 2am):

It is very important that you register first for this service now before you are in a crisis.

Information- http://www.dcontario.org/PDF/ONTX_information.pdf

To use online: http://dcontario.org/ontx.html or Text at 741741

Mental Health Helpline:

For community information and they have a chat line that you can talk to someone to get information: www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca


Provide free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with gambling, alcohol/drugs and mental health


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Here is the list of your local distress/crisis lines:


Text 911 is available in this region*

Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH):

CAMH's Psychiatric Emergency Department – 24 hours and 7 days a week

250 College Street, Toronto


Toronto Distress Centre- 24 hours and 7 days a week

Phone: 416-408-HELP (4357)


Gertstein Centre:

Phone 24-hour Crisis Line: 416-929-5200


Warm Line chat online:

It is very important that you register first for this service now before you are in a crisis.

http://www.warmline.ca/ (8pm-12am Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

Canadian Mental Health Association:



Text 911 is available in this region*

24-7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin:

Phone: 905-278-9036

Phone: 1-888-811-2222 (Caledon and Dufferin)


Spectra Community Support Services:

905-459-7777 (Phone- Brampton and Mississauga)

1-877-298-5444 (Phone- Caledon)


Crisis Response- Peel Children’s Centre (18 years and under):

Phone: 416-410-8615



Text 911 is available in this region*

Canadian Mental Health Association/Halton COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team)

TTY: 1-844-646-1700

Phone: 1-877-825-9011


Distress Centre Halton (can do text and online chat but limited service):


905-849-4541 (Oakville)

905-681-1488 (Burlington)

905-877-1211 (North Halton)

Text to 647-557-6250



Text 911 is available in this region*

Community Torchlight:

24/7 Phones line: 1-888-821-3760

There are 3 different lines, please refer to the website for more information: http://torchlightcanada.org/


Text 911 is available in this region*

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST):

Phone: 905 972 8338 - 24 Hours


Niagara Region:

Text 911 is available in this region*

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST):

1-866-550-5205 - 24 Hours

Distress Centre Niagara:

St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Area – 905-688-3711

Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area – 905-734-1212

Fort Erie and Area - 905-382-0689

Grimsby, West Lincoln – 905-563-6674

Website: www.distresscentreniagara.com


Text 911 is available in this region*

Brant Community Healthcare System:

This is a full Schedule 1 Facility. Combined crisis service including a 24/7 crisis line, a 24/7 psychiatric nursing assessment in the emergency room and crisis counselling. There is an 18-bed inpatient unit, medication clinic, counselling service, day hospital, outpatient service and education.

E Wing - 200 Terrace Hill Street

Brantford, Ontario N3R 1G9

Phone 519-751-5544


St. Leonard's Community Services - Brantford Fairview Drive:

24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 519-759-7188 or toll free: 1-866-811-7188

Walk-In Service

7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year, 11:00am – 8:00pm

225 Fairview Drive



Text 911 is available in this region*

Mental Health Crisis Line which is linked with the Crisis Team and they can be reached at 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991


Distress Centre for Ottawa:

Phone: 613-238-3311



Text 911 is available in this region*

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST):

Phone: 519-973-4409 (Monday to Friday 8am to 10pm)

[email protected]



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Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough:

PO Box 1535 Peterborough On K9J 7H7

Phone: 705-745-2273

Email for general questions (not for crisis because it is not checked regularly):

[email protected]


Women’s Heath Care Centre- Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Program:

Regional Health Centre, Emergency Department- 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough

Phone: 705-743-4132 or toll free 1-800-419-3111 (No TTY)

http://www.prhc.on.ca/cms/sexual-assault-domestic-violence-program 24hr response only for medical (physical)response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and pediatric sexual assault. (no 24h counseling crisis response)

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre:

411 Water Street, Suite 102, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3L9

24- hour Crisis Support Phone Toll Free 1-866-298-7778

Fax: 705-741-0405

Email: [email protected]


Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough and City of Kawartha Lakes Regions:

Four County Crisis – operates 24hrs, 7days wk.

Phone: 705-745-6484 or Toll-free: 866-995-9933

Email: [email protected](For Deaf and hard of hearing- not a crisis response but checked daily)


Services include telephone response and mobile crisis team

Ross Memorial Hospital, Kawartha Lakes:

There is a mental health crisis triage nurse in the Emergency Dept.

The nurse is available Monday to Friday 8:00am - 11:00pm.

Weekends 10:00am - 6:00pm. No crisis nurse on stat holidays.

Ross Memorial Hospital

10 Angeline Street North

Lindsay, Ontario K9V 4M8

Phone: (705) 328-6064, Fax: (705) 328-6065

Women’s Resources:

Services include: 24hr support line, emergency shelter, resources, & counselling

24 hr crisis support line 705-878-3662and toll free: 1-800-565-5350


Durham Region:

Text 911 is available in this region*

Distress Centre Durham Crisis Line- Available 24 hours & 7 days per week:

Phone: 905-430-2522 and Toll-Free: 1-800-452-0688www.distresscentredurham.com

Durham Mental Health Service (DMHS)- 24 hours & 7 days per week: Crisis service, crisis beds, mental health beds, mobile crisis team

TTY: 1-866-620-3490

Phone: 905-666-0483 and Toll-Free: 1-800-742-1890

519 Brock St. South, Whitby, ON, L1N 4K8


Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences:

Toll free Crisis phone: 1-800-263-2679


York Region:

Text 911 is available in this region*

For Mental Health Crisis or assistance:

COPE hotline (Community Crisis Respond Services):

TTY 1-866-323-7785

Phone: 1-855-310-COPE (2673)


Sexual Assault Centre 24-hour Crisis Line:

Phone:1-800-263-6724 or (905) 895-7213or through the Relay Services (BRS)


Text 911 is available in this region*

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Crisis Line:

Phone: 1-888-893-8333 or (705) 728-5044or through the Relay Services (BRS).


Text 911 is available in this region*

Here 24/7 Crisis Support:

TTY 1-877-688-5501 and http://here247.ca/ (Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin)

Phone: 1-844-437-3247


Text 911 is available in this region*

Community Torchlight:

24/7 Phones line: 1-888-821-3760

There are 3 different lines, please refer to the website for more information http://torchlightcanada.org/


Text 911 is available in this region*

OpenLine OpenMind- Mental Health and Addictions Services (located at Belleville General Hospital): 310-OPEN (6736)- 24/7 Crisis line


Anyone who is in crisis and needs support can contact 310-OPEN (6736) for help.

Alternatively, if an individual prefers to seek immediate help in person, they can go to the Belleville General Hospital emergency room:

Belleville General Hospital

265 Dundas Street East

Belleville, ON, K8N 5A9

Phone: (613) 969-7400

Fax: (613) 968-8234


Crisis Intervention Centre (located at Belleville General Hospital):

613-969-5511, ext. 2753 (1-888-757-7766)- 24 hours

245 Dundas St. E / Belleville, ON K8N 5K5.

Hours onsite: 7:30am – 1130pm



Text 911 is available in this region*

Lanark, Leeds & Greenville Distress Centre:

Phone: 1 800 465-4442 (5pm to 12am)

Brockville General Hospital Mental Health Crisis line:

Phone: 613-345-4600 & toll free 1-866-281-2911



Text 911 is available in this region*

Addiction & Mental Health Services- Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington:

Crisis Line- Kingston: 613-544-4229 and toll free 1-866-616-6005

Crisis Line- Napanee: 613-354-7388 and toll free 1-800-267-7877

Walk in Services:

385 Princess Street

Kingston ON K7L 1B9

70 Dundas Street East

Napanee ON K7R 1H9


During Mental Health Crisis, there are walk-ins, a client could go to:

Kingston General Hospital Emergency Department:


Hotel Dieu- Emergency Psychiatry:


Hotel Dieu Adult Mental Health:


Telephone Aid Line Kingston:

Phone: 613 544-1771 (7pm – 3am everyday)


Sexual Assault Kingston:

24-hour Crisis Support Line:

613-544-6424 & toll free 1-877-544-6424


Sexual Assault and Family Violence (located at Kingston General Hospital):



Text 911 is available in this region*

Reach Out: Confidential 24/7 information support and crisis services for people living with mental health and addictions concerns in Elgin, Oxford, Middlesex and London

http://reachout247.ca/ (access to web chat)

Phone: 519-433-2023

Toll Free number: 1-866-933-2023

Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Centre- Walk in:

648 Huron Street, London

Open 24/7 for crisis assessment and support for 16+ adults


Northern Areas

Regional WARM Line (Parry Sound, North Bay, Sudbury, Sault. Ste. Marie and Timmins):

1-866-856-9276 (6pm-12am, 7 days a week)


North Bay

Text 911 is available in this region*

Crisis Intervention:

North Bay Regional Health Centre

50 College Drive,

North Bay


North Bay City Police:

235 Princess St. W. North Bay

9-1-1 or 705.497.5589

OPP North Bay Detachment North East Region:

867 Gormanville Road

North Bay

9-1-1 or 888-310-1122


Text 911 is available in this region*

Northeast Mental Health Centre:

680 Kirkwood Drive



Crisis intervention Services:

705-675-4760 (24-hour hotline—365 days/year)

Downtown location:

127 Cedar St. Sudbury

Sudbury Regional Hospital:

41 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury 705.675.4760


Greater Sudbury Police:

9-1-1 or 705-675-9171


Northwest Region


OPP Sudbury:



Timmins Police Services:

185 Spruce St.


9-1-1 or 705.264.1201

Timmins District Hospital Mental Health Services – Crisis Intervention:

700 Ross Ave. Timmins

Phone: 705-267-2131

OPP Northwest Region:


Sault Ste Marie:

Text 911 is available in this region*

Crisis Services:

705-759-3398 and toll free number: 1-800-721-0077 or go directly to the Sault Area Hospital

Thunder Bay and NW Ontario:

Text 911 is available in this region*

CMHA Crisis Response Services:

Thunder Bay- Phone: 807-346-8282

TTY and District of Thunder Bay- Phone Toll Free: 1-888-269-3100


911 for immediate emergency services or

211: Dial 2-1-1, Toll Free: 1-866-624-1729and TTY: 1.888.622.4651 for referral to most appropriate crisis service

* Note: You must let your phone company (e.g., Telus, Rogers, Bell, etc.) know you want to register for the Text 911 service (you have to ask to be added to the Text 911 service list) as soon as possible, in order to use this service if a crisis happens in the future. For more information: http://textwith911.ca/en/home/