It’s OK to NOT be OK…
If you or someone you know is experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety, grief, worry, anger, or suicide, contact a crisis line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line and Crisis Chat (Ages 17 and under)
24/7 Crisis Line and Crisis Chat
If you, or someone you know, are having thoughts of suicide or causing self-harm, call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest Emergency Department.
Renfrew County and District Health Unit does not provide mental health counselling or treatment.
Mental Health and Addiction Resources for Residents in Renfrew County and District
|Organization Name||Description of Services||Contact Information|
|Mental Health Services of Renfrew County||Services supporting mental wellness and recovery for individuals ages 16 years and older, who are in distress or living with mental illness and/or addiction.||Phone: 613-732-8770 or 1-800-991-7711|
|Phoenix Centre for Children and Families||Mental health services for children and families (ages 17 and under or caregivers).||Phone: 613-735-2374 or 1-800-465-1870|
|Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre||Free short term counselling and support groups for|
individuals 16 years and over.
|Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre||Mental health services for military families of all ages and a free mental health walk-in clinic every Wednesday evening.|
Services in French are available by appointment only.
|Phone: 613-687-7587 ext. 3226|
Walk-In Clinic: www.cfmws.ca/support-services/health-wellness/mental-health
|Veterans Affairs Canada||Veterans can access information and emergency funding for members who are in financial distress and who meet the criteria for services/funding.||Phone: National Contact Centre 1-866-522-2122|
|Veterans Affairs Canada Assistance||Veterans and serving members can access up to 8 therapy sessions through this service at no cost.||Phone: 1-800-268-7708|
|Aboriginal Mental Health and Addictions Services||Community-based and culturally appropriate activities and services to support aboriginal children, youth, adults, and families.||Phone: 613-625-1551|
|Renfrew County Addiction Treatment System||Delivers comprehensive, integrated alcohol, drug and|
gambling addiction assessment, counselling, and treatment programs.
|Kids Help Phone||Provides confidential 24/7 phone, live chat and text|
counselling support to children, youth, and young adults.
Live Chat: kidshelpphone.ca
Text: text TALK to 686868
|North Renfrew Family Services||A free walk-in clinic is open to all Renfrew County residents|
every Wednesday from 1-6 p.m. (last appointment at 4:30 p.m.). Mental health services by appointment are available for residents living from Chalk River to Deux Rivieres. Services in French can be arranged.
|ConnexOntario||Free and confidential health services information and referral for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness, or gambling. Helpline, text, and online chat available.||1-866-531-2600|
|Pleo – Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario||A family peer support organization for parents whose children to age 25 are facing mental health challenges, including a parents’ helpline, in-person and virtual parent support groups, and mobile one-on-one support.||613-321-3211 or 855-775-7005|
|The Walk-In Counselling Clinic||The Walk-In Counselling Clinic provides immediate counselling services to individuals, couples, and families. The walk-in sessions are free to all members of the community, with no restrictions based on age or location/address and no need for an appointment.||1-844-441-0981|
|Drug Free Kids Canada||Information and resources to support parents to prevent and reduce the harms of drug use by youth. The Parent Support Hub is a safe virtual space for parents, guardians and families to get guidance and support. This free phone-in or chat service is available 24/7 for anyone who is concerned about the use of substances by a young person in their life.||1-866-381-1511|
|BounceBack®||Free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.||https://bouncebackontario.ca/|