Mental Health and Substance Use Resources

We all need help sometimes.  Knowing that you need help is an important step, but so is knowing where to get help.  Below is a list of resources in Ottawa for different needs, ages and groups. 

If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and you need help right now, please contact 9-1-1 or call one of the crisis lines listed below.

 Crisis Lines

Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region - 613-238-3311

Mental Health Crisis Line - 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991

Tele-aide Outaouais - 613-741-6433

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre Crisis Line - 613-562-2333

Youth Services Bureau Crisis Line - 613-260-2360

Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868

Mental Health and Substance Use Resource List
 The following is a list of local Mental Health and Substance Use resources.
Babies and Toddler (birth to 3 years) Resources in Ottawa
There are a variety of Ottawa Public Health services to make it easier for your child to grow up healthy in Ottawa.  Check them out at Parenting in Ottawa.

Children (4 to 11 years) Resources in Ottawa

There are a variety of Ottawa Public Health services to make it easier for your child to grow up healthy in Ottawa.  Check them out at Parenting in Ottawa.

 Youth (for Parents) Resources in Ottawa

There are a variety of services to make it easier for your child to grow up healthy in Ottawa.  Check them out at Parenting in Ottawa

 Youth

 Find out more about how to ask for help and the resources that are available to you at the Link Ottawa.

First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Below is a list of organizations that support First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.

Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

Minwaashin Lodge

Odawa Native Frendship Centre

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

LGBTQ  

 Find out more about sexuality, gender and cultural diversity and the resources availble to you at the Link Ottawa.

Newcomers and Diverse Populations

Below is a list of organizations that support individuals that are newcomers to Canada or belong to diverse populations.

Multi-Cultural Mental Health Resource Center

Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)

Conseil Économique et Social d’Ottawa-Carleton (CESOC)

Ottawa Newcomer Health Centre

Settlement.Org

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