Mental Health Challenges
Mental health and addiction challenges are a tough thing to navigate as a parent and we can’t do it alone. If you need help, we’ve listed a few helpful resources you can reach out to.
St. Leonard’s Community Services
St. Leonard’s offers many services including crisis support, counselling, peer support, and addiction services. Visit www.st-leonards.com to learn more.
Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
Woodview offers family and caregiver skills building services, group programs, and more. Visit www.woodview.ca for more information.
Parents for Children’s Mental Health
A support group for parents and caregivers of a child with a mental health issue or behavioural challenge. Visit www.pcmh.ca/brantford for more information.
Counselling and Crisis Lines
If you are struggling and need help, call one of the below counselling and crisis lines. If it is an emergency, call 911.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Sexual Assault Centre of Brant Crisis/Support Line
St. Leonard’s Crisis Support Line
519-759-7188 or 1-866-811-7188
Brant Community Healthcare System - Mental Health and Addictions Services
519-751-5544 extension 5530
Canada Suicide Prevention Service
Mental Health Help Line
1-888-530-6777 extension 540