Resources

Community Resources

I have a lot of experience and knowledge of local resources that might be helpful for you to be aware of.  Here are some local databases you can explore:

Community Information Partners Peel

The Halton Community Services Database

Toronto

Here are some frequently recommended resources. Check back as I will update this page regularly:

A few on-line Meditation Resources

Tara Brach

Dr. Kristin Neff

Mindful

Mindfulness Everyday

Grief Resources

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Halton/Peel
33 City Centre Dr Mississauga, ON L5B 2N5
http://www.bereavedfamilies.ca
(905) 848-4337

C.O.P.E.S. (Community of People Extending Support)
6 week grief support group
1507 Clarkson Road N Mississauga, ON
http://www.turnerporter.ca/resources/49-help-beyond-the-funeral.html
(416) 767-6793
 
Elisabeth Kubler Ross
www.elisabethkublerross.com

The Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling
www.virtualhospice.ca
(416) 926-0905

The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
82 Wilson Street Oakville, Ontario L6K 3G5
www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
905-377-2333

Addictions & Mental Health Resources

Addictions & Concurrent Disorders Centre (ACDC)
Trillium Health Partners: Credit Valley Hospital site, Valley House 2200 Eglinton Ave W.
http://trilliumhealthpartners.ca/patientservices/mentalhealth/Pages/Addictions-and-Concurrent-Disorders-Centre.aspx
905-813-4402

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
250 College St. Toronto ON M5T 1R8
www.camh.net
(416) 595-6000

Canadian Mental Health Association
7700 Hurontario St. Brampton L6Y 4M3
www.cmhapeel.ca

Mental Health Works (Mental Health in the Workplace)
www.mentalhealthworks.ca

ONTARIO HELPLINES (24 hours)

Drug & Alcohol Helpline
www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca
1-800-565-8603

Mental Health Helpline 1 866 531 2600
www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 1 888 230 3505
http://www.problemgamblinghelpline.ca/
 
Crisis Services

Peel Mobile Crisis, 905 278 9036, offers 24/7  free support to individuals needing help in a mental health crisis, to their families, friends and caregivers. They provide immediate telephone support, prompt response by a mobile crisis team, pre-crisis and follow-up support and respite housing and hospitalization if needed. Mobile Crisis also offers linkages to mental health and community services as well as medical psychiatric back-up and hospital services.

 Peel Crisis Services Community Outreach and Support Team (COAST) 11am-11 pm daily
COAST Peel offers a response to non-emergency high risk mental health crisis consisting of a regulated mental health professional and a plain-clothed police officer specifically trained to deal with individuals experiencing a high risk mental health crisis.

Distress Line Peel 905 278 7208

Distress Line Halton 905 849 4541

Ontario Post-Secondary Student Helpline:  Good2Talk 1-866-925-5454
www.good2talk.ca/

Kids Help Phone 1 888 668-6868    (up to age 21)
www.kidshelpphone.ca/

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of Peel
24-hour crisis line at 1-800-810-0180.

Regional Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services
Trillium Health Partners Mississauga site