If you are in crisis and need help right away please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital.
Distress Centre Halton -The center 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
Mood Disorders of Ontario
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Grief and Loss
Heart House Hospice
Acclaim Health – Bereavement Support
Online Self Help
St. Michaels Hospital (MAST) Program Materials
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