Below are a list of resources available in Durham Region and the GTA for mental health support and counseling.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and well being service offering self-help programs, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, we’ll help you get through it.

Bounce Back
BounceBack®: Reclaim your health is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Canadian Mental Health Association
A national organization, located in every province that “provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.” 

Carea Community Health Centre
A registered charitable organization providing a variety of free, community programs and services to people of all ages across Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering. 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Known better as CAMH – It is a psychiatric teaching hospital located in Toronto, with locations throughout Ontario.

Central East Health Line
Local health services for Central East and throughout Ontario.

Connex Ontario
Helplines that  provide basic education and contact information for community supports for drug/alcohol addiction, mental health and gambling.  Can be reached through phone, web chat, and email.
Crisis and mental health resources.

Durham Mental Health Services
Durham Mental Health Services (DMHS) is a charitable not-for-profit agency providing services and supports to individuals and families who are living with mental health concerns

Mind your Mind
Award-winning site for youth by youth with resources, to manage stress, crisis and mental health problems.

Distress Centre Durham

Distress Centre Durham helps people in distress to cope, by providing emotional support, crisis/suicide management and community education.

Family Services Durham (FSD)

Provides individual, couple and family counseling to people who live or work in Durham Region. We provide help for a variety of problems.


Free, Confidential Post Secondary Student Helpline, 24/7/365
Call 1-866-925-5454 to talk

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