s u p m a Off -eCsour ces R CMA Canadian Mental Health Association The Canadian Mental Health Association is dedicated to promoting the mental health of all people and ensuring the provision of the best possible mental health services. The CMA has a Hamilton branch located at 131 John Street South, which provides a number services to adults experiencing mental illness including a health care clinic, mental health support, and mental health promotion and resilience. www.cmha.ca 905.521.0090
GOOD2TALK Post-Secondary Student Helpline A branch of Kids Help Phone, this is a new toll-free, post-secondary student mental health helpline. Free, bilingual and confidential, this service offers professional counselling, information and referrals in Ontario 24/7/365. Students can call for support on a wide range of topics including mental health, substance abuse, addictions and suicidal ideation, to other factors that can impact post-secondary student success and well-being, such as academic stress, personal or family relationships, residence life, financial concerns and feelings of loneliness. Students can reach Good2Talk by calling 1-866-952-5454, or by dialling 2-1-1 from anywhere in Ontario.
LGBTQ YOUTH LINE The LGBTQ Youth Line aims to provide services for youth by youth, that affirm the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirt, queer, and questioning youth in Ontario. Through telephone, texting, and the internet, the LGBTQ Youth Line provides informational resources, emergency/crisis services, confidential peer support, leadership opportunities and referrals. youthline.ca Call: 1.800.268.9688 Text: 647.694.4275
February 2018 | Volume 3, Issue 1