Mental Health Links

Addictions 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Fellowship of men and women sharing experiences, strengths and hopes that they may solve their drinking problem.

 

Narcotics Anonymous 

12 step fellowship of men and women who meet regularly to help each other stay clean and recover from addiction.

 

The Agape Center 

The Agape Center is a place where recovering alcoholics and other chemically dependent persons, and their family and friends can meet in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. USA.

 

Advocacy 

 

CLEO 

CLEO is a community legal clinic that produces clear language material for people with low incomes.

 

Local Health Integration Networks 

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is committed to working with our province's dedicated healthcare professionals on the implementation of Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).

 

PPAO 

The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office983 to protect the civil and legal rights of inpatients in the current and former Ontario provincial psychiatric hospitals.

 

General 

 

The Bronson Centre

The Bronson Centre was established in 1996 as a non-profit registered charity. Located on Bronson Avenue in the former Immaculata High School building, the Bronson Centre is a community of caring people who offer support and encouragement to each other and to those they serve.

 

The Laundry Co-op

The Laundry Co-op provides affordable laundry services to low-income residents of Ottawa – currently serving over 300 active members. The Co-op also has a community economic development (CED) program that provides laundry services to local clients at competitive rates, while providing many members a chance to gain work experience and job skills.

 

Community Information Centre of Ottawa Database

Online database of Resources in Ottawa

 

eMentalhealth 

Looking for information on where to get help in Ottawa? Looking to find out about what mental health events are happening? Welcome to eMentalHealth.ca, Ottawa's online Mental Health Resource List and Events Calendar. 

 

Family Services Ottawa

Family Services à la famille Ottawa is a community agency, grounded in a history of responding to the needs of people in our community.We work with individuals, communities, and families in all their forms, who are currently in distress or at risk. We assist people to build on their strengths and move forward by providing counselling, education, and advocacy within a context of systemic change.

 

Internet Mental Health

Since 1995, Internet Mental Health has provided information on mental health free-of-charge.

 

Mental Health Service Information Ontario

MHSIO can provide you with information about mental health services and supports in your community and across Ontario.

 

Millennium Learning Centres

The Millennium Learning Centres are small user-friendly centres where you can learn to use computers and the Internet, get help from trained volunteers or simply use the computer and Internet facilities in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. The Centres are located in community health and resource centres and community sites throughout the Ottawa area.

 

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group 

The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG) is committed to serving the mental health needs of patients and families across Eastern Ontario.

 

Trauma Support Group 

The purpose of this group is to provide compassionate, emotion-focused support for adults who have experienced trauma, childhood abuse or neglect.Mental Health Organizations 

 

Anxiety Disorder Association Of Ontario 

Offers free support to those housebound with agoraphobia or panic attacks.

 

Apple (A Post Psychiatric Leisure Experience) 

APPLE is a non-profit organization run by and for people who have experienced mental health challenges.

 

The Art Studio

The Art Studio is a unique partnership between artists who live with mental illness, mental health professionals, and the arts community. The studio offers a safe creative space where artists living with mental illness can pursue their art, which otherwise might be limited by their illness or the poverty with which mental illness is often associated.

 

Canadian Mental Health Association - Ottawa Branch

As a nation-wide, voluntary organization, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service. 

 

Causeway Work Centre

A community-based, non-profit agency that provides a range of employment and educational programs and other supports to persons with mental illness and other disabilities, and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming so.

 

Centre 454

Centre 454 provides drop-in support services and social recreational activities for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 

MHCC 

The goal of the Mental Health Commission of Canada is to help bring into being an integrated mental health system that places people living with mental illness at its centre.

 

Mental Health Support Network 

Mental Health Support Network and Long-Term Care funded agency which provides support and services within Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to individuals who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness or who have experienced difficulties with mental illness.

 

The Mental Health Support Project of Lanark, Leeds & Grenville

A peer support network with social & recreational activities plus much more!

 

Mood Disorders Ottawa

Mood Disorders Ottawa (MDO) Mutual Support Group is for all who have experienced mood disorders, their families, friends and others interested in mutual support for people affected by mood disorders. Our goals are to help one another cope, to provide information about mood disorders, and to foster public awareness.

 

Sound Times 

Sound Times Support Services is a member-driven consumer/survivor initiative located in downtown Toronto, Canada.

 

The Krasman Centre

The goal of the Krasman Centre is to serve as a physical hub for the community of Psychiatric Survivors and their Families and Friends throughout York Region.

 

Champlain Peer Network (CPN)

Originally, there was an Eastern Region Network (ERN) struck, in the early 1990s by local CSIs, to provide support to consumer/survivor initiatives (CSI) in the Champlain and South Eastern Ontario districts. The goal was to bring CSIs together to share information, resources and to offer organizational and peer support.

 

Recovery National Empowerment Center, Inc 

Recovery is real and this website is filled with practical information that will help you recover if you have been labeled with a mental illness.

 

Recovery Inc.

Recovery, Inc. is a self-help mental health program based on the ground breaking work of our founder a neuropsychiatrist, the late Abraham A. Low, M.D. We are non-profit, non-sectarian and completely member managed. Recovery Inc., has been active since 1937 and we have groups meeting every week around the world.

 

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