Resources Family Care Electronic Brochure
Free, confidential counselling for kids and teens
Ready to Talk? 1-800-668-6868
- The 12 Steps for Kids
The 12 Steps for kids from the Betty Ford Center helps kids connect with recovery.
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 ages 17-25.
1-866-925-5454 or by connecting through 2-1-1
A multi-service accredited children’s mental health center. Located in:
Toronto’s downtown core and provide a range of mental health, counselling, and support services to at-risk and vulnerable youth 12-24 and their families.
95 Wellesley Street, East
- Parents ask Dr. NIDA
NIDAs Dr. Volkow meets with parents to discuss addiction (second video).
- Teen Drug Abuse
14 mistakes parents make.
- Video: Bullying and the Brain
Jean Clinton shares tips for parents about bullying and the brain.
CAMH Main switchboard (416) 535-8501 or 1(800) 463-2338 toll free, staffed 24/7.
- A Family Guide to Concurrent Disorders (PDF)
People with addictions often suffer from mental health issues and vice versa. CAMH’s guide helps families understand concurrent disorders.
- Hazelden Conversation Guides
What do you say to someone who drinks too much? To help you speak to your loved one, Hazelden has created several conversation guides to lead you through an honest and compassionate approach.
- Distress and Crisis Ontario
Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to their communities. At a DC you can find a listening ear for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many centres also have Suicide Survivor programs, support services for youth, mental health issues and much more.
You can reach us at:
24 hours a day
151-language interpreter service
TTY service for the hearing impaired: 416-408-0007
Yorktown Family Services is a community-based nonprofit social services agency dedicated to providing effective, accessible, quality mental health treatment, prevention and out-reach services to children, youth women and families Yorktown Child and Family Centre — a children’s mental health centre, and
Yorktown Shelter for Women — a shelter for women and their children who are fleeing an abusive relationship.
Head Office: 2010 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 300, York, Ontario, M6E 2K3
Offers a range of services from walk-in support, residential programs, ongoing counselling services, school based program, intensive family services.