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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 to learn more.

Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services

Woodview offers family and caregiver skills building services, group programs, and more. Visit 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 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


Trans Lifeline



1-888-530-6777 extension 540

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