Please call 911 if you have an emergency.
Fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experiences, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. For schedule of online meetings, please access the website below.
Behind every person with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Active in communities right across Canada, the Society has programs and services near you.
Autism Canada is the only Canadian organization with a national perspective on the issues currently facing those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families, caregivers, and other stakeholders. Autism Canada has been generating public awareness about ASD in Canada since 1976. In addition to sharing expertise and encouraging best practices, Autism Canada actively promotes national dialogue on the most effective strategies for building equitable access to funding and services. Our Family Services Team focuses on providing autism-specific resources and information for those seeking support across Canada.
The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of health technologies. In addition to evidence, we also provide advice, recommendations, and tools.
Ottawa, ON Canada K1S 5S8
CATA-ACAT works in cooperation with provincial art therapy associations to raise professional standards in the interest of public safety and trust. This includes upholding ethical standards; setting standards and processes for professional and registered designations for art therapists; working with art therapy training programs to ensure that they meet CATA’s educational standards; publishing a tri-annual online magazine and bi-annual academic journal, support and encouraging research about art therapy and raising awareness about of art therapy in Canada.
Parksville, BC V9P 2G7
The Canadian Association of the Deaf-Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC) is the oldest national consumer organization of, by and for Deaf individuals in Canada for having its interests represented at national level.
The CAD-ASC provides consultation and information on Deaf needs and interests to the public, business, media, educators, governments and others. We conduct research and collect data, issue reports, and provide expertise regarding Deaf concerns and rights. We develop and implement pilot programs and “best practices.” We offer assistance to Deaf organizations and service agencies across the country, and also provide a major library and resource centre on deafness at our office in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) provides guidance to decision makers through harnessing the power of research, collecting and organizing knowledge, and bringing together diverse perspectives. The organization holds a unique position through developing different partnerships with not-for-profit associations, government agencies — especially public health and law enforcement — and industry.
K1P 5E7 Canada
Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5
The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is the largest national association for the science, practice and education of psychology in Canada. We have been championing Canadian psychological science, practice and education since 1939.
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J3
If you need support, call us now at our toll free number 1.833.456.4566. We are available 24x7x365. You will not incur long distance charges for your call.
We offer support to anyone concerned about suicide. Whether you are suffering from a loss, worried about someone who may be having suicidal thoughts, or having suicidal thoughts yourself, our highly trained responders are there to provide support. Talking about suicide can open the door for effective dialogue about the intense emotional pain and can enable someone to see what steps need to be taken to ensure safety, whether it's your own or the safety of someone you care about. Connecting with someone about your suicidal thoughts is life-saving.
You do not have to cope with the feelings of hopelessness and the terrible psychological pain on your own.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911
Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Responders.
Children, youth and young adults can text ‘CONNECT’ to 686868 to a trained volunteer Crisis Responder who will help with any issues – big or small. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7.
Egale is Canada’s leading organization for LGBTQI2S people and issues. We improve and save lives through research, education, awareness, and by advocating for human rights and equality in Canada and around the world. Our work helps create societies and systems that reflect the universal truth that all persons are equal and none is other.
Toronto, ON M5A 4K2
We work to improve the health and wellbeing of Inuit. Our work includes research, advocacy, public outreach and education on the issues affecting our population. We work closely with the four Inuit regions to present unified priorities in Ottawa.
Ottawa, ON. K1P 5E7
Non-profit organization providing information, resources, referrals and support on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation to individuals with eating disorders and their families.
Pflag Canada is proud to be Canada's only national organization that offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. We support, educate, and provide resources to anyone with questions or concerns.
If you’re having thoughts of suicide, or are worried about someone else, Talk Suicide is here to listen. Connect to a crisis responder for help without judgment. Call 1-833-456-4566 toll-free, any time – or text 45645 from 4 p.m. to midnight ET.
Number: call (1-833-456-4566) or text (45645)
Hours of Operation: call: 24/7; text: 4pm-midnight EST
Website link: https://talksuicide.ca/
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in its field. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.