Resources: Mental Health

Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre:
St. Joseph’s Hospital
301 James St. S., 6th Floor
Fontbonne Building
Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6
T: 905-522-1155 ext. 35337
F: 905-521-6120

Online referrals to treatment centres across Canada; links to helpful resources.

Canadian Foundation for Trauma Research and Education, Inc.:
207-346 Lawrence Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L4
T: 250-860-8860, 1-888-960-9960
F: 604-860-8863

Training for various health practitioners; referrals to practitioners; information; research; online newsletter “CFTRE eNews.”

Canadian Mental Health Association:
1110-151, rue Slater Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H3
T: 613-745-7750
F: 613-745-5522

Information brochures in English, French and other languages; workplace seminars on topics such as stress and depression; advice on issues such as the emotional impact of unemployment, secondary depression as a result of physical or mental illness and accommodation in the workplace for people with mental illness; workplace stress kit with video; back-to-work strategies; links to employment-focused mental health sites.

Canadian Psychiatric Association:
701-141 Laurier Ave. W.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3
T: 613-234-2815
F: 613-234-9857

Publications, newsletters and an online family and consumer booklet on the assessment and treatment of schizophrenia.

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA):
702-141 Laurier Ave. W.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3

CPA Performance Network presents organizations with the opportunity to meet world-class psychologists, both scientists and practitioners, through addresses at special events, annual conferences, workshops or training programs; journals including “Canadian Psychology,” “Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science,” “Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology,” “Psynopsis.”

Centre for Suicide Prevention:
320-105 12 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1A1
T: 403-245-3900
F: 403-245-0299

Information kits; pamphlets; library and resource centre; training and workshops in suicide awareness and intervention; research on suicide-related issues; online workshop on aboriginal youth suicide prevention (River of Life).

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences:
McMaster University St. Joseph’s Healthcare
Centre for Mountain Health Services
Administration – J Wing
100 West 5th St.
Hamilton, ON L8N 3K7
T: 905-522-1155 ext. 36291
F: 905-575-6085

Information; articles; research.

Douglas Mental Health University Institute:
6875 LaSalle Blvd.
Montreal, QC H4H 1R3

Website’s “Mental Health Info” section provides simple, practical and reliable information on specific mental illnesses.

Mood Disorders Society of Canada:
3-304 Stone Road W., Suite 736
Guelph, ON N1G 4W4
T: 519-824-5565
F: 519-824-9569

Information available by website, telephone or email; brochures and referrals to local organizations.

The Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders:
1019 7th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1A8
T: 403-263-7408, 1-866-263-7408

Reading materials; books; “Ask an Expert” tool; consultations on support groups, bipolar or mood disorders; public speaking engagements.

Schizophrenia Society of Canada:
100-4 Fort St.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1C4
T: 204-786-1616, 1-800-263-5545
F: 204-783-4898

Telephone information; referrals to local resources; brochures; publications, support programs for families living with schizophrenia.

Veterans Affairs Canada:
Bag Service 4000
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3P4
T: 1-866-522-2122
French: 1-866-522-2022

Offers information about operational stress injuries, including anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.