How CMHA Can Help
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance, go to the nearest hospital or call 9-1-1.
Contact your General Practitioner for a referral to a qualified mental health care professional.
CMHA can help. We have a remarkable team of more than 10,000 volunteers and staff across Canada providing vital services and support to well over half a million Canadians every year.See below for more information on CMHA’s women mental health programs and services in your community.
- Crisis line – 1-888-353-CARE (2273) – offers a 24 hour crisis safety net for the Kootenay Region. The service fields calls dealing with a variety of mental health issues and can provides confidential support, resources & information for individuals who call.
- Community Outreach – Outreach for women experiencing or at risk of violence. Support is provided in a non-clinical environment and is available as individual or group programs. Learning focuses in increasing self esteem, power and control and healthy relationships.
- Kootenay Haven provides first stage housing for women and children fleeing domestic violence, offering 24 hour crisis support and supports women in accessing community resources. Women learn about the cycle of violence and are given information on making positive changes all while in a safe, secure environment. Call toll free – 1-800-200-3003.
- Haven Garden provides second stage housing and personalized programming including a safe and supportive living environment. Educational resources, life skills training and one to one support are intended to prepare women to live in their communities violence free. Call toll free – 1-800-200-3003.
Pandemonium: Youth with Anxiety Group, Super Saturday Club (children and youth programs that can alleviate stress for mothers/families)
Mental Health Resource Library (in-person) - Includes the following sections:
Newfoundland and Labrador
CMHA Hastings and Prince Edward – Women’s Depression and Self Esteem Support Group