I have a list of resources for those in crisis and specifically with suicide-prevention, but I am often asked for resources outside of crisis. All titles are URL hyperlinks to the resource.
This is a list of therapy, positive mental health organizations that can help you help yourself. If you are in crisis, please contact your family doctor, go to your closest hospital, call the Ontario Mental Health Helpline at 1-866-531-2600, or call 911.
Affordable Therapy Network of Toronto
By Providing a Listing of Mental Health Practitioners throughout Toronto who offer Reduced Rates, Low-Cost, and Sliding Scale fees, we aim to increase the accessibility of Therapeutic Services.
Healing in Colour
Healing in Colour envisions a world where BIPOC*, in all our intersections, have access to therapy that supports our healing and liberation. (*Black, Indigenous, People of Colour)
Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy (TIRP low-cost therapy)
All the therapists listed on this site are students or graduates of TIRP — the Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy (www.tirp.ca). Most practice in Toronto; some have offices elsewhere in southern Ontario.
Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre
Referrals are not required. If you self-identify as an artist, call us at 416 603 5263 to make an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner for an initial assessment. This hour-long appointment provides the opportunity to become acquainted with clinic services, discuss any of your concerns and explore treatment options available to you.
CAMH’s Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Services
CAMH’s Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Services provide outpatient services to clients with mood and anxiety disorders.
Hard Feelings TO
Hard Feelings is an innovative, welcoming community of professional counsellors who provide low-cost services and support. Our storefront sells carefully curated books and resources to help build and sustain stronger mental health.
Hope for Wellness Help Line
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.Experienced and culturally competent Helpline counsellors. If asked, counsellors can also work with you to find other wellness supports that are available near you. Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.
The Living Institute
Locations in Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Ancaster, Guelph.
The Living Institute Student Clinic provides affordable assessment, counselling and psychotherapy services to adults. The initial consultation is provided by a senior psychotherapist at no charge. Psychotherapy and counselling services are provided by experienced interns in the psychotherapy training program under the supervision of a senior psychotherapist. The initial session with your intern is free. The range of services offered by the clinic covers a broad spectrum of personal, social and psychological concerns.
ONTARIO PSYCHOTHERAPY REFERRAL DIRECTORY
Members of the Ontario Psychotherapy and Counselling Referral Directory provide in-depth psychotherapy and counseling strategies
Mood Disorders Canada
Welcome to the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario. We offer free support programs to people across Ontario, and their families, who are living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.
#BeThe1To Help Save a Life
Canadian posters refer to Crisis Services Canada. Please download and print a poster below and put it up everywhere you can, including call boards, notice boards, breakrooms, and anywhere other safety information is shown.
What’s Up Walk-In
Walk-in counselling sessions are available by phone and video.
Monday to Friday 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Call Mental Health TO at 1-866-585-MHTO (6486)
to connect to a counselor
Not therapy but Mental Health in the Arts Mission and Mandate:
Workman Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization that promotes a greater understanding of mental health and addiction issues through creation and presentation. We support artists with lived experience through peer-to-peer arts education, public presentations and partnerships with the broader arts community. Empowering artists with lived experience while challenging and advancing perspectives on mental health.
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