General Crisis Intervention Hotlines

Programs that provide immediate assistance for people who are emotionally distressed with the objective of defusing the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and helping the person to take the next immediate steps toward resolving the problem. General crisis intervention hotlines are available to anyone who is experiencing a crisis rather than focusing on people with particular types of problems such as domestic violence, mental health or child abuse. Hotline staff are often trained volunteers who are available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.



Mental Health support services and resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic

Barrett Centre for Crisis Support: 

Registered charity that supports people in the community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress * provides telephone support on the Distress Line 365 days a year

Confidential telephone support and crisis intervention. Provides referrals to local community supports and inpatient programs including the Good Shepherd Barrett Centre for Crisis Support.

The Salvation Army Crisis / Hope Line providing telephone and intervention to individuals experiencing crisis.

Emergency crisis line and response team to assist individuals who have serious mental health issues and who are in crisis. Also supports caregivers in the management of acute mental health concerns and crisis.

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