Canadian Mental Health Association
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a nation-wide charitable mental health organization.
The website has a variety of information on various mental illnesses.
Children’s Mental Health Ontario
Children’s Mental Health Ontario offers information on signs and symptoms, various mental health problems, and obtaining help in Ontario.
Kids Help Phone
Kid’s Help Phone is Canada’s go-to mental health counselling resource for youth age 5 to 20. They are available via internet and phone 24/7 and they provide one-on-one professional, confidential and anonymous counselling in both English and French. The Kids Help Phone website provides information on a large variety of topics, including mental illnesses, suicide, puberty, and bullying, among others.
Mindyourmind.ca is an award-winning, innovative internet resource for youth who are looking for relevant information on mental health and stress management. They also have a crisis safety plan mobile app that can be downloaded.
Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
Zone B, Level 8
800 Commissioners Rd. East, London, ON
Phone: 519-667-6640 (intake)
Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre provides a variety of outpatient and crisis inpatient services to children and youth with mental health issues of an internalizing nature. A referral from a physician is needed in order to access outpatient services.
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Phone: 519-858-2774, 1-877-494-2774 (toll free)
The Child and Parent Resource Institute is a children’s mental health resource centre. They offer a variety of inpatient (residential) and outpatient services for children and youth with mental health issues and/or developmental disabilities and their families. A referral is needed in order to access outpatient and inpatient (residential) services.
Crisis & Intake Team
The Crisis and Intake Team is a collaboration between four agencies in London, Middlesex County and Oxford/Elgin Counties. Experienced child and youth counsellors provide crisis response and 24/7 telephone support with follow up in urgent situations, and intake screening and initial assessment for services offered through Craigwood Youth Services and Western Area Youth Services.
Mentalhealth4kids.ca provides information about accessing children’s mental health services in Elgin, Huron, Middlesex, Perth and Oxford counties.
Oxford-Elgin Child & Youth Centre
Phone: 1-877-539-0463 (toll free)
The Oxford-Elgin Child & Youth Centre offers a variety of free services including: individual and group counselling and crisis response and urgent care.
Reach Out 24/7
Phone: 519-433-2023, 1-866-933-2023 (toll free)
Reach Out is a free, bilingual 24/7 information, support and crisis service for people with mental health or addiction concerns living in Elgin, Oxford, Middlesex or London.