Neyaashiinigmiing Mental Health and Addiction Supports
1) Never hesitate to call 911 in any emergency, or go to the ER if you or someone you love is in trouble.
2) Seeking help from others is human nature! Talking to someone helps to problem solve and feel better.
3) Questions? We can provide more info to you about anything you see here.
The Wellness Centre is Temporarily Located at:
- Nawash Health Center
247 Prairie Road
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
24/7 anonymous helpline serves Indigenous People looking for immediate emotional and mental support
- Call: 1-855-242-3310 or chat online at: hopeforwellness.ca
Crisis Service Canada
24/7 suicide prevention service; direct counselling provided. They can also connect you to supports
- Call: 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645
For Seniors (55+) who are dealing with loneliness. Not a crisis line, but offers visiting and support.
- Call: 1-855-892-9992
Kids Help Line
A 24/7 phone line for children and youth under 18 yrs. Any issue, challenge or struggle can be discussed anonymously.
- Call: 1-800-668-6868
Native Youth Crisis Hotline
A National toll-free 24/7 phone line for Indigenous children and youth under 18 yrs. Any issue, challenge or struggle can be discussed anonymously.
- Call: 1-877-209-1266
Talk 4 Healing
Totally confidential, 24/7 phone line for Adult Indigenous Women only. Holistic and culturally grounded support in 14 Indigenous Languages.
- Talk for healing help line: 1-855-554-4325
- Crisis Support: 1-888-200-9997
The Mental Health Crisis Line of Grey & Bruce
A local 24/7 anonymous phone line for adults 18 over. For anyone experiencing distress or crisis.
- Call: 1-877-470-5200
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Providing 24/7 mental health support service for victims of sexual assault. Located at the Owen Sound Hospital
- Call: 519-376-2121 x2458
The Women’s Center of Grey Bruce
Providing secure shelter, crisis intervention, safety planning, counselling and transitional support services for women and children experiencing or fleeing abuse.
- For Emergency Shelter/Crisis call: 519-371-1600
- Outreach by phone: 519-376-0755 ex 106
Local Addiction Supports
Grey Bruce Regional Hospital RAAM Clinic
Provides low barrier access to clients seeking treatment for any substance abuse issue. They provide brief counselling, prescribed medications and can connect clients to community treatment programs including information on withdrawal management service.
- Call: 519-376-3999 x 2
Overdose Prevention Line
A 24/7 call center. Operator stays on the line while a person uses to ensure safety and prevention of overdose. They also help with harm reduction education.
- Call: 1-888-853-8542
Withdrawal Management Clinic
Provides assistance and/or detox support on a voluntary basis from alcohol and/or any other drugs. Call ahead to request detox bed.
- Call: 519-376-5666
NIHB Counselling and Support
Offered through First Nation and Inuit Health, free counselling and crisis support is available for Indigenous people with a valid Status number.
Here is a list of local providers that can provide in-person counselling or services by phone:
- Lynne Prentice (Wiarton): 519-520-2792
- Patricia Grey (Lions Head): 226-668-0481
- Rebekkah Williams-Adams (Owen Sound): 519-378-6912
- Trish Meekins (Owen Sound): 519-376-8628
SOAHAC- Owen Sound Site
Various Counsellors are on Staff to provide Counselling Service and support. Crisis Support is also available Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30.
- Call: 519-376-5508 to request a referral
Victim Services of Bruce/Grey/Perth
Offers immediate on scene crisis support. Practical assistance and safety planning. Referrals to long term support and resources based on your need. Can complete eligibility assessments for Victim Quick Response Programs.
- 24 hr Contact Line: 1-866-376-9852
Offers confidential, therapeutic counselling and cultural services for community residents. Temporarily located at the Health Center.
Call for an appointment or to talk to a counsellor Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30.
- Call: 519-534-0373