24-Hour Resources

Resources available any day, any time 

  • 24-hour Hamilton COAST Crisis Line - 905-972-8338

  • Provides services to people experiencing a crisis related to mental health and addictions.

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line: 905-529-7878

  • Provides a safe environment in the community for individuals who are experiencing a mental health and/or substance use crisis and who do not require a hospital stay. 

  •  All genders, 16 years of age or older. Confidential and free services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • A confidential recovery support program 

  • Provides positive coping skills that are proven effective 

  • Breaking Free: Community (breakingfreeonline.ca)

  • 24/7 touchpoint for getting and staying smoke-free

  • Register at SmokersHelpline.ca for access to a personal Quit Plan and many other useful tools 

  • Understand how cannabis-related stigma can impact the lives of those who live with substance use disorders

  • Hear from people with living experience of cannabis use and cannabis use disorder on how they have been affected by stigma from health care or service providers

Connex Ontario

  • 1-866-531-2600, Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Services | Connex Ontario

  • Service information for people experiencing problems with gambling, drugs, alcohol, or mental health

  • Helpful, supportive system navigation specialists answer all calls, emails or web chat requests 24/7.

  • Referral service is free and confidential.

Good2Talk

  • 24/7/365 -  1-866-925-5454 TO TALK, TEXT GOOD2TALKON TO 686868

  • Free, confidential support service for post-secondary students in Ontario

  • Students can receive information and referrals about services and supports for mental health, addictions and well-being

  • If in crisis but do not require emergency care, contact:

    • 24-7 Oakville Distress Centre - 905-849-4541

    • Distress Centre North Halton - 905-87-1211

    • Community Outreach and Support Team (COAST) 1-877-825-9011