Mental Health Links

Mental Health Links

The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information. Please also check the additional links provided for physical health for a more comprehensive understanding of your over-all well-being. The following is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of the sites.

Coping with COVID-19

Big White Wall

Is a digital mental health support service that is available online, 24/7, and is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides monitor the community to ensure the safety and anonymity of all members. In addition to BWW’s online community, you will have access to a wealth of useful information and can work through tailored self-help programs covering topics such as anxiety, sleep, weight management, depression and many more.

Bounce Back

Is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry.  Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, Bounceback provides tools and coaching that will support you on your path to mental wellness.

Here is a list of available crisis support and suicide help options

  • Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS) enables callers anywhere in Canada to access crisis support using the technology of their choice (phone, text or chat), in French or English:
    • Phone toll-free 1-833-456-4566
    • Text 45645
    • Chat:
  • KidsHelpPhone Ages 20 yrs. and under in Canada: 1-800-668-6868
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line: 1-855-242-3310
  • Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
  • Trans Lifeline-All ages: 1-877-330-6366
  • Mental Health Help Line: 1-866-531-2600
  • Ontario College & University Students: 1-866-925-5454
  • Local Crisis Services, First Response Team, can be accessed through the Canadian Mental Association, Lambton-Kent Branch
    • Call 1-866-299-7447
    • In-Person: 8:30 am-4:30 pm at 240 Grand Ave West (across from Chatham Burger)
  • Emergency psychiatric Assessment can be accessed at both campuses of Chatham Kent Health Alliance (Chatham and Wallaceburg) through the Emergency Department.
  • Dial 911 for emergencies, ex. Imminent suicidal threat, social threat, suicide attempt, or expression of severe psychiatric symptoms.   Chatham-Kent is very fortunate to have the Help Mobile Crisis Team consisting of a specially trained police officer (plain-clothed) along with a crisis trained psychiatric nurse, they respond to mental health calls during the weekday business hours. Outside of those hours, a number of our front line/patrol officers are specially trained in assisting with calls that involve a person with mental difficulties.

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