private, ohip-covered, & Self-help mental health resources

 

anxiety & MOOD

Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, Hamilton

Website: Anxiety BC for Children, Youth, Parents, and Adults

CCI Online

Hamilton Centre for CBT

Brantford Psychology

Carmen Weiss & Associates

Locke Psychotherapy Group

Mood Disorders Program, Hamilton

Dundas Counselling and CBT

Locke Psychotherapy Group

Hamilton Psychotherapy & Counselling

 

women-specific counselling

Women's Health Concerns Clinic

Woman Abuse Program, Catholic Family Services, Hamilton

Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton
Please note: Males survivors of sexual assault may also utilize services at SACHA.

Carmen Weiss & Associates

Cherry Tree Counselling

 

child & Youth Mental Health Resources

Youth Wellness Centre, Hamilton

Good2Talk: 24/7 helpline for Ontario post-secondary students
1-866-925-5454

Hamilton Area Counselling

Locke Psychotherapy Group

Cherry Tree Counselling

Child and Youth Mental Health Program, Hamilton

Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Contact Hamilton
(905) 570-8888

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868

Child & Youth Psychological Services

Hamilton Psychological Services

 

mental health COUNSELLING

Family Health Teams, Hamilton
Note: Most family health teams have counsellors on staff who are covered by OHIP.

Catholic Family Services Walk-in Counselling Clinic

Shalem Mental Health Network, Hamilton

East Region Mental Health Services, Hamilton

Community Psychiatry Services, Hamilton

 

relationship & family counselling

Shalem Mental Health

Catholic Family Services

Michele James

David Smith

Kristene Viljasoo

 

LGBTQ SERVICES

The Well, Hamilton

Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Youth Helpline: Provided for youth, by youth
1-800-268-9668

Hamilton Trans Peer Support

PFLAG Canada

 

eating disorders

Carmen Weiss & Associates

Danielle's Place

Eating Disorders Program - Adults

Eating Disorders Program - Kids

Body Brave

 

child protection

If you feel a child under the age of 16 is in need of protection, please call the Hamilton Children's Aid Society (905-522-1121) or the Catholic Children's Aid Society (905-522-2012).

 

trauma & PTSD

Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, Hamilton

McMaster Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre

Woman Abuse Program, Catholic Family Services, Hamilton

Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton

Locke Psychotherapy Group

Kristene Viljasoo

 

dialectical behaviour therapy

DBT Hamilton

Ron Joyce DBT Program

Tracy Myles

Locke Psychotherapy Group

Family Connections Group

 

addictions

Alternatives for Youth

Concurrent Disorders Program

Alcohol, Drugs & Gambling Services

Womankind

Homewood

 

Suicide prevention and Crisis Resources

You are not alone. Whether you are seeing someone here at VCC or not, we are here for you and care about connecting you with appropriate resources should you feel unsafe or at risk of hurting or killing yourself. While we are not a crisis clinic, please don't hesitate to give us a call for support and guidance around finding someone who can help support you. If you feel unsafe, the following resources are crisis resources that are available to you 24/7:

COAST Hamilton 24/7 Helpline
(905) 972-8338
Please note: You may be required to leave a voicemail and COAST will return your call shortly.

Salvation Army Suicide 24/7 Crisis Line
(905) 522-1477

St. Joseph's Hospital Emergency Psychiatry Services
Please note: Like most emergency rooms, this service may have long wait times. You may wish to bring an overnight bag just in case this service requires you to stay overnight.

McMaster Children and Youth Mental Health Emergency Services
Please note: Like most emergency rooms, this service may have long wait times. You may wish to bring an overnight bag for yourself (or your child), just in case this service requires him/her to stay overnight.