Mental Health Services

Contact(s)

If you need help now, contact 9-1-1 or a crisis intervention service

Sometimes reaching out for help is the right next step.

Mental health services are available for crisis support and less urgent mental health needs. 

For children and youth 

Hands The Family Help Network: 1-800-668-8555. Provides counselling and therapy support for children, youth, and their families.

Mental Health Crisis Line for Children and Youth: 1-844-287-9072. Provides 24/7 support for children, youth, parents, and caregivers from Nipissing and Parry Sound districts.

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868. Free, confidential professional counseling, information, and referrals for mental health and addictions services.

  • Text: TALK to 686868 (English) or TEXTO to 686868 (French)
  • Live chat counselling: www.kidshelpphone.ca

For post-secondary students

Good2Talk.ca: 1-866-925-5454. Provides professional counselling, information, and referrals for mental health and addiction services. 

For adults

ConnexOntario: 1-866-531-2600 to find local mental health, addiction, and problem gambling services

BounceBack: A free skill-building program designed to help youth 15+ and adults and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. 

Wellness Together Canada: choose from a variety of resources including self-guided courses and apps, online communities of support and coaching, and one-on-one counselling

For older adults

ConnexOntario: 1-866-531-2600 to find local mental health, addiction, and problem gambling services

Call-in and Online Activity Groups for Older Adults in the Health Unit Region

North Bay Regional Health Centre Services:

Société Alzheimer Society - Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay and Districts:  705-495-4342

For Indigenous peoples 

Hope for Wellness Helpline: 1-855-242-3310. Immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention for Indigenous peoples by calling or using live web chat.

Talk 4 Healing: 1-855-554-4325. Provides 24/7 support and resources for Indigenous women in 14 languages by phone or text

For LGBTQ2S+

LGBT Youth Line: Text 1-647-694-4275. Offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support Sunday-Friday 4-9:30pm.

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366. Peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers.

Crisis Intervention Services – I need help now 

Crisis Text Line

 Adults: Text WELLNESS to 741741

 Front Line Workers:  Text FRONTLINE to 741741

 North Bay Regional Health Centre - Crisis Intervention: 1-800-352-1141 (toll-free)

  • 50 College Dr., North Bay
  • 24/7

Alliance Centre – Crisis Intervention: 705-753-3110 ext. 288

  • 725 Coursol Rd., Sturgeon Falls
  • 4:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m., 7 days/week

East Nipissing Mental Health Services (Mattawa) - Crisis Intervention Program: 705-744-6014

  • 217 Turcotte Park Rd., Mattawa
  • Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Canadian Mental Health Association Muskoka-Parry Sound Branch - Crisis Support Services: 1-888-893-8333 (toll-free)

  • 24/7

Mental Health Crisis Line for Children and Youth: 1-844-287-9072

  • 24/7 support for children, youth, parents, and caregivers

Support with other needs

Nipissing Service Navigation Guide:  find services and support related to mental health, substance use, housing, employment, or legal and financial needs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Bay

345 Oak Street West
705-474-1400

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302
705-746-5801

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)
1-800-563-2808