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Crisis Support

Kid's Help Line

  • Phone counselling

  • Web counselling

  • For ages 20 & under

  • Free, 24/7

  • Anonymous & Confidential

  • Non-judgemental

Call 1-800-668-6868


Student's Help Line

Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.

Call 1-866-925-5454 or connect through 2-1-1​


​Sexual Assault Help Line

Create safe spaces for survivors to be believed, supported and counselled so that they can begin to heal. 

24 Hour Crisis and Support Line: 519-438-2272

Hope For Wellness

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.

It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer:

  • counselling

  • crisis intervention

Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at


Drug and Alcohol Help Line

A helpful Information and Referral Specialist will answer your call, email or web chat 24/7. Our service is free and confidential.

  • Provide information about treatment services and supports in your community

  • Listen, offer support and provide strategies to help you meet your goals

  • Provide basic education about drug and alcohol problems

Call 1-800-565-8603


​Parent Help Line

A national, bilingual telephone and Internet service that gives parents a place to turn to for any parenting concerns, 24 hours a day.

Call 1-888-603-9100


Elgin County

​Canadian Mental Health Association

​Provide telephone, mobile, and walk-in support to people who are feeling overwhelmed, unable to cope, or who are experiencing a crisis. We offer someone who can listen and who can also provide practical support such as helping replace lost health cards, linking to housing and income supports, referring to counselling or addictions services, etc.

Call our 24-hour Crisis line at 519-631-2180 or toll-free at 1-888-631-2180, or email us at Walk-in hours are available at 112 Centre Street in St. Thomas from 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday, excluding holidays.

London-Middlesex County
​Canadian Mental Health Association​​

The Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre is open 24/7 for walk in crisis assessment and support.


If you, a family member or friend (over the age of 16) are experiencing:

  • a serious mental health or addictions problem

  • a situational crisis

  • psychosis

  • risk of self-harm or harm to others

  • emotional trauma

  • agitation and sleeplessness

  • severe depression or anxiety

  • symptoms of substance use withdrawal and needing support

  • suicidal thoughts

  • Crisis resulting from a gaming/internet disorder or problem gambling


Walk through our doors at 648 Huron St., London, ON to receive immediate crisis assessment, intervention, stabilization and links to community resources. Call 519-434-9191.


Crisis Response Services In London

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, visit any of our sites during open hours or call the Crisis Response Line, 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023, which is answered by London & District Distress Centre’s highly trained and qualified crisis support volunteers with links to mobile services and professional resources. The Crisis Response Line can connect you with the Mobile Crisis Team, Crisis Assessment and other community supports.

Crisis Response Services In West Middlesex County


The Crisis Response Service in West Middlesex County responds to the needs of people who are currently experiencing a mental health crisis.

When you feel you are unable to cope and require assistance, the 24-hour phone line will help you through your immediate crisis, and can also link you up to other supports and services in your community. 
Call 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023

During business hours, persons in need of mental health crisis services can walk-in to 21 Richmond Street in Strathroy.  A crisis worker will meet with you, conduct an assessment, and provide options to get help. If you need assistance outside of business hours, or if you are at risk of harm to yourself or others, go to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Emergency Department.  A crisis worker will meet you there, conduct an assessment, and provide options for you to get help.


Community Crisis Mobilization Program

In collaboration with the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Services, the CCMP helps people connect with the right service at the right time.  Police contact the on-call CCMP crisis worker, who provides assessment and options for individuals using police services when other community services may be more appropriate.

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