Hamilton Community Resources

Below are some Hamilton community resources related to mental health and addiction/substance use concerns. Click on the resources below to find out more about their services. If you are looking for resources in other areas of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, please click on the Niagara, Halimand, or Brant buttons above for their local mental health and addiction resources. For additional information on any of the resources including up to date information on waitlist times, please feel free to access ConnexOntario

Low Substance Use - High Mental Health

High Substance Use - Low Mental Health

High Substance Use - High Mental Health

Low Substance Use - Low Mental Health

Special populations:

Self help groups:

Online resources:

  • Big White Wall is a community of members (aged 16+), who support, help each other and share what’s troubling them in a safe and anonymous environment. The site is available for free, 24/7, by logging on with an Ontario postal code.

  • Bounce Back Ontario is a skill-building program designed to help adults and youth (15+) manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. This program is free to people living in Ontario who have a valid health card number. Access to the program is by referral through a family doctor, nurse practitioner, or client self-referral. Once a referral is submitted, clients who are accepted into the program are contacted by a BounceBack coach within five business days to schedule a telephone appointment.

  • Sunshine Behavioural Health: have comprised an easy to navigate website to find free substance use programs near you, that fits with your values and schedule.