Should you be in distress, crisis, or simply need to talk, please reach out to your region's distress centre. Trained volunteers are available to provide you with support and resources. Should you be in crisis and unable to keep yourself safe, for example due to suicidal urges, please always go to your nearest emergency department or call 9-1-1.

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IN ONTARIO

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Visit the Distress and Crisis Ontario website for a list of distress centres in Ontario
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What's Up Walk In offers free walk-in mental health counselling in Toronto from 9am-7pm Monday to Friday
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Dialling 211 or visiting their website can connect you with a vast array of social and community services
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Via their website or over the phone, ConnexOntario will connect you with mental health, addictions and gambling resources
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CAMH's Collaborative Learning College offers free groups such as mindfulness and peer support
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This service offers 10 structured online sessions, at your own pace, with scheduled check-ins with a therapist along the way
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Reach a trained crisis responder via text or chat

CANADA-WIDE

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Visit their website or dial 1-800-668-6868
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Visit their website for a variety of suicide prevention resources
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Visit their website for a variety of mental health and addictions resources
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Visit their website for a variety of mental health resources for youth
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A directory of therapists offering low cost and sliding scale rates across Canada

USA

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Visit their website or text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counsellor
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Visit their website or call 1-800-273-8255 to connect with a crisis counsellor
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Visit their website or call 1-800-950-NAMI 10am-10pm Monday to Friday to connect with a crisis counsellor

LGBTQ+

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Click this logo to access their LGBTQ+ specific list of resources
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Click this logo to access their LGBTQ+ specific list of resources
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USA - The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists
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Visit their website to find a chapter near you, in Canada or the USA
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Visit their website or text LGBTQ to 741741 to connect with a crisis counsellor
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USA - Visit their website to call, text or chat with a trained responder
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Visit their website for the helpline numbers for Canada and the USA

THERAPY OPTIONS

Here are therapists I know to be compassionate, non-judgmental and competent.
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Durham Region, ON
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California & Colorado
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Durham Region, ON