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Mental Health Resources

Disclaimer: The links below provide information and resources that may be useful to clients, family members, or the general public in understanding and coping with mental health issues. These self-help resources are offered as a convenience to the public, however these sites are not created or maintained by Ross Memorial Hospital and they have no connection to the hospital. Ross Memorial Hospital is not responsible for the information contained in these sites, and views expressed on these sites do not necessarily represent the views, policies, or official position of the hospital. The recommendations contained in self-help resources should always be used cautiously, as they may not pertain exactly to your specific situation. These self-help resources are not a substitute for the services of a qualified mental health counsellor, therapist, psychiatrist or physician. Individuals requiring the services of a mental health professional should contact the hospital by calling our Central Intake line at: 705-328-6064, or if they are experiencing a mental health crisis, they can go directly to the Emergency Department at Ross Memorial Hospital, or contact Four County Crisis at: 1-866-995-9933

Available Resources in the Community                                                        

CMHA – Canadian Mental Health Association

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline 

A Place Called Home

Women’s Resources

Victims’ Services


John Howard Society


Chimo Youth & Family Services

Kids Help Line

Other Crisis Lines

Food Banks

Wellness Together Canada

To connect with a mental health professional one-on-one:

You can also visit to access different levels of support, including:

Bounce Back

Free cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program that offers guided mental health self-help supports for adults and youth 15 years and older.


Free, confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario ages 17-25.


Alcoholics Anonymous


Online Information Sheets

ADHD in Adults - What You Need to Know

ADHD in Children and Teens - What You Need to Know

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder


Depression in Women

Eating Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

I'm So Stressed Out

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Panic Disorder - When Fear Overwhelms 

Perinatal Depression

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


Seasonal Affective Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder - More Than Just Shyness

Suicide FAQ

Teen Depression

Understanding Psychosis