Resources

If you are in crisis and need help right away please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital.

Distress Centre Halton -The centre provides telephone text or chat services from 9:00 am-3:00 pm if you are in need of immediate assistance please call (Oakville) 905-849-4541 (Burlington) 905-681-1488 (North Halton) 905-877-1211.

COAST (Crisis Outreach And Support Team) 1-877-825-9011. Halton telephone support and mobile intervention program for those 16 and older who are in crisis and have a mental health concern. These services run 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Halton Regional Police Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team-Non-emergency numbers Oakville and Burlington 905-825-4777, North Halton 905-878-5511.

Child Abuse and Neglect-Halton Children’s Aid Society-South Halton 905-333-4441, North Halton 905-876-1682.

Online Mental Health Help

Canadian Mental Health Association

www.cmha.ca/

Mood Disorders of Ontario

www.mooddisorders.ca/

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
www.camh.ca/

Grief and Loss

http://www.bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca

Online Self Help

Mood Gym

https://moodgym.anu.edu.au/welcome

St. Michaels Hospital (MAST) Program Materials

http://www.stmichaelshospital.com/programs/mentalhealth/mast-materials.php

Mindfulness 

http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org/

http://www.mindfulnesseveryday.org/

http://brenebrown.com/

Books

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life, by Steven Hayes

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by John P. Forsyth

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living, By Russ Harris

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment–and Your Life, By Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition) Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, By Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Gifts of Imperfection: Letting Go of Who You Think You Are Supposed to Be And Embrace Who You Are, By Brene Brown

 Crystal Gerlach RSW RP

Psychotherapy and Clinical Social Work
Anxiety, Depression, Stress, PTSD, Life Transitions, Chronic Pain and more
5063 North Service Road, Suite 200
Burlington, ON L7L 5H6
Direct Line) 905-399-0808
 
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