Resources: Health & Mental Health

  • Addiction Services Thames Valley – Nurse Practitioner Service (London, ON) provides health care services to individuals with mental health/addictions issues and who are unable to access a primary care provider.
  • Addiction Resource (International) provides helpful information about drug addiction and treatment options.
  • Families First (London, ON) has a “Well Baby and Child Clinic”.
  • Family Centre Westmount (London, ON) provides family and youth counselling, and access to social workers and settlement services.
  • Health Finder (U.S.) has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
  • London Community Chaplaincy (London, ON) runs “Chat it Up”, a group where you can learn about health topics or bring up health concerns to a physician.
  • London InterCommunity Health Center (London, ON) provides health and social services to individuals experiencing barriers to care (e.g., homelessness, poverty, language or culture, or complex/chronic health problems).
  • London Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (London, ON) provides crisis intervention, counselling, financial assistance, practical support. transportation, information and education, support groups for individuals living with AIDS/HIV.
  • Middlesex-London Health Unit has clinic and class listings.
  • My Sister’s Place (London, ON) has nurses to support women who are homeless by offering primary health care and foot care clinics.
  • Ontario Early Years (Province-wide) promotes the growth and development of children aged 0-6. Services include screening, vaccines, hearing tests, developmental tests, and more.
  • SouthWest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Center (Ontario) provides primary health and mental health services to First Nations families.
  • Telehealth Ontario (Ontario) offers free, confidential and qualified medical advice over the phone.

Mental Health Services

  • At^lohsa Native Family Healing Services (London, ON) focuses on the intervention and prevention of family violence in First Nations family. The program offers individual or family counselling, traditional teaching circles, and advocacy.
  • CAMH Complex Mental Illness/Schizophrenia Services (Ontario) provides treatment for persistent and serious mental illness, including inpatient, acute/crisis, outpatient, partial hospital and forensic services.
  • CAMH Child, Youth and Family Services (Ontario) works with families/caregivers to help young people with mental health and/or addiction problems to function better at home, in school and with peers. They offer several outpatient programs including behaviour clinics, gender identity services, psychiatric treatment, and addiction services.
  • CAMH Mood and Anxiety Services (Ontario) provides outpatient and inpatient treatment for mood and anxiety disorders. Physician referral required.
  • CAMH Women’s Mental Health Program (Ontario) assists women who have a history of trauma in combination with a mental illness. Services include a consultation/liaison service and a day treatment program. Physician referrals required.
  • Children’s Aid Society (London and Middlesexoffers family and individual counselling for victims of abuse.
  • Daya Counselling Centre (London, ON) offers short-term counselling (12 sessions) that is subsidized. Clients pay what they can afford. Free for Ontario Works clients. Counselling available in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and ASL.
  • Drug Rehab (Online) is an online resource for the prevention and intervention of addiction and substance abuse issues. The website has guides for moms and parents to educate themselves and their children about issues of substance abuse.
  • Family Service Thames Valley Community Counselling (London, ON) offers affordable individual, couple and family counselling, available in English, Arabic, Dutch, French, Polish, and Spanish.
  • London Abused Women’s Centre (London, ON) offers free and confidential counselling, advice, support and information for women have been abused.
  • Madame Vanier Children’s Services (London, ON) has a day treatment program, as well as a number of counselling programs including attachment therapy, family counseling, and in-home counseling.
  • Mission Services Community Mental Health Programs (London, ON) provides transitional assistance to individuals who are being discharged from the hospital and are coping with mental illness.
  • My Sister’s Place (London, ON) supports women who are homeless through various counselling and support groups.
  • Parents for Children’s Mental Health (Ontario) provides online resources that offer accurate and relevant information about child and youth mental health and the resources available. Membership is free.
  • SouthWest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Center (Ontario) provides primary health and mental health services to First Nations families.
  • Women’s Rural Resource Centre (Strathroy and Area) provides individual and group counselling to women and children who have experienced abuse and violence.

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