Resources

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

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

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/

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/

LGBTQ+

http://www.positivespacenetwork.ca

http://www.pflagcanada.ca

Grief and Loss

Heart House Hospice

Acclaim Health – Bereavement Support