These associations can provide online or phone referrals to assist the public in finding a local social worker who can provide mental health counselling and referrals in their area.
Alberta College of Social Workers
British Columbia Assoc. of Social Workers
Ontario Assoc. of Social Workers
Nova Scotia Assoc. of Social Workers
Newfoundland & Labrador Assoc. of Social Workers
New Brunswick Association of Social Workers
Ordre professionnel des travailleurs sociaux du Quebec
Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada
These associations can provide online or phone referrals to assist the public in finding a psychologist who can provide mental health counselling and referrals in their area.
Ontario Psychological Association
If you live in Ontario, also see our listing of psychologists who are participating in the check up program.
Psychologists’ Association of Alberta
British Columbia Psychological Association
The Psychological Association of Manitoba
Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia
Association of Newfoundland Psychologists
Prince Edward Island Psychological Association
L’ordre des psychologues du Quebec
College of Psychologists of New Brunswick (combined with Association of Psychologists of New Brunswick)
Employee Assistance Programs
You may be employed by an organization that offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). If you have access to these services you can contact your EAP for more information on getting help.
If you are in school, you can also speak to a counsellor, Public Health Nurse or staff at Student Health Services for additional support.
Faith-based Counselling and Treatments
Numerous faith groups have developed their own pastoral counseling services for members of their congregation. You can access services available through their faith groups.
Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential telephone service you can call for health advice or general health information from a registered nurse 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
This means quick, easy access to a qualified health professional who can assess your symptoms and help you decide your best first step. They can help you decide whether to care for yourself, make an appointment with your doctor, go to a clinic, contact a community service or go to a hospital emergency room.
To reach TeleHealth Ontario , call:
1-866-797-0000 or TTY: 1-866-797-0007
Mental Health Service Information Ontario (MHSIO)
This is a program of ConnexOntario, which is a health services information umbrella organization which exists to improve access to drug and alcohol, gambling and mental health services for the people of Ontario.
Or call 1-866-531-2600
Toll-free, confidential, anonymous, open 24hrs
The Medical Clinic for Person Centred Psychotherapy
CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
St. Joseph’s Women’s Health Centre and Postpartum Depression Program
Women’s College Hospital Reproductive Life Stages Program
Mt. Sinai Perinatal Psychiatry Program
Phone: 416-586-4800 extension 8325
Women’s Counselling Referral and Education Centre (WCREC)
Family Service Association of Toronto
Catholic Family Services of Toronto
Children’s Mental Health Ontario
Youthdale Treatment Centres (ages 12-18)