Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Community Resources for Persons Experiencing Crisis

  • ConnexOntario - Provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling:
  • Distress Centres of Ontario - provides lists of agencies, websites, and resources related to mental health, suicide prevention and community support services:
  • Mental Health Helpline - provides information about mental health services in Ontario: (Phone number: 1-866-531-2600)
  • Ontario Peer Development Initiative - A group of organizations that are run by and for people with lived experience of a mental health or addiction:
Addiction and Mental Health
Crisis Intervention
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