There are two components to the mental health crisis response in the community to help people with serious mental health problems. This could include situational crisis, psychosis, severe depression or anxiety, or suicidal thoughts (not needing immediate medical attention).
Mental Health Crisis Line: Individuals, families or concerned friends (over the age of 16) can call the Mental Health Crisis Line toll free at 1-866-996-0991. The volunteer will offer support and, if required, can make a direct transfer to the Mobile Crisis Team.
The Mobile Crisis Team works closely with hospital, police, psychiatrists and hospital emergency rooms to ensure a safe and comprehensive response, keeping individuals in the safety of their communities when this is the proper course of action. Professionals in the community are provided with a direct phone number to the Mobile Crisis Team.
Patient and caregiver experience advisors
Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991 (16 years and up)