Here is a list of crisis resources that are available to all in the community. They are not connected to my services however, I understand that sometimes people need help in between sessions or outside of what my practice offers.
Hospital, Police, or Ambulance - Dial 911 from any phone.
416-408-HELP (4357) - 24-hour distress and crisis lines. Distress Centres offer emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and linkage to emergency help when necessary. Access to confidential interpreter for callers in crisis offered in 151 languages. TTY service for the hearing impaired.
Distress Centres and Resources
Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention - 905-897-9183
Gerstein Crisis Centre - 100 Charles St. East, Toronto. 416-929-5200. Non-medical crisis intervention for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis who either do not need hospitalization or do not want hospitalization. 24-hour phone line mobile team and a 10 bed house for a stay of 3-5 days.
Barbara Schlifer Clinic - 416-323-9149 - offers legal representation, professional counselling, and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.
Bereaved Families of Ontario - 416-440-0290
Kids Help Phone - 1 800-668-6868 - Provides immediate help to young people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Rape Crisis Centre - 416-597-8808