Peer Support and Mental Health Resources

 

 

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or are suicidal please call 911.
YOUR LIFE MATTERS.

For individual Oakville Fire Department Peer Support Team Member contact info, check the station

bulletin boards or contact the Peer Support Team Coordinator by email at oakvillefirepst@gmail.com.

 

 

Crisis Resources:

 

Crisis Services Canada—Suicide Hotline

1-833-456-4566

 

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST)

1-877-825-9011

 

Distress and Crisis Ontario—Local and regional crisis resources

http://www.dcontario.org/centres.html

 

Boots on the Ground—Peer support for first responders

1-833-677-2668

https://www.bootsontheground.ca/

 

First Responders First—Crisis, therapy, prevention, recovery and resource toolkit

http://www.firstrespondersfirst.ca/

 

Chatline—Ontario’s online and text crisis and distress service.

https://torontodistresscentre.com/

 

Kids Help Phone

1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868
https://kidshelpphone.ca/

 

 

Counselling Resources

 

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Free Walk-In Counselling Service:

  • Oakville: Wednesdays 1 p.m. - 7p.m., CMHA Halton Branch, 1540 Cornwall Rd.

  • Burlington: Tuesdays 1 p.m. - 7p.m., St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line

  • Milton: Mondays 1 p.m. - 7p.m., The John Howard Society, 191 Main St. E.

  • Niagara Region: Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Branscombe Mental Health Centre, 1338 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines

***Service Available at other CMHA branches throughout the province. Visit https://cmha.ca/find-your-cmha to find a local branch.

 

Oakville Fire Department Chaplain Reverend Sean J. Foster

905-827-3851 ext. 22

 

Morneau Shepell—Employee and Family Assistance Program

1-877-890-9052

https://www.workhealthlife.com/

 

Badge of Life Canada—List of Recommended Therapists

https://badgeoflifecanada.org/therapist-province/ontario/

 

Halton Family Health Services

(905) 845-3811

https://thrivecounselling.org/

 

 

Addictions Resources

 

Halton Alcohol, Drug, and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Services (ADAPT) Oakville Branch:
905-847-6547

https://haltonadapt.org/

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Halton

905-845-5900

https://www.aa.org/

 

Narcotics Anonymous

1-877-414-4464

https://www.na.org/

 

Al-Anon Family Groups

1-888-425-2666

https://al-anon.org/

 

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline

1-888-230-3505

 

IAFF Recovery Center

https://www.iaffrecoverycenter.com/

 

 

Other Resources

 

Wounded Warriors Canada—Mental health support for first responders and their families

https://woundedwarriors.ca/

 

Camp F.A.C.E.S.—Support for surviving families of LODD, suicide and sudden death of first responders in Canada

https://www.campfaces.org/

 

Project Trauma Support—A Canadian program that addresses PTSD for first responders

https://projecttraumasupport.com/

 

 

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