Mental Health

Don’t overlook the most important part of the body - you brain! Your mental health is just as important as being physically healthy. If you are struggling and need help don't be afraid to reach out. There are a variety of support and help programs in Algoma to help you get through the tough times. Remember you are never alone.

*IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS OR IT'S AN EMERGENCY CALL 911*

Crisis and Immediate Services

Addiction and Mental Health Hotline

SSM 705-759-5989

Algoma 1-855-366-1466

Algoma Family Services 

SSM 705-945-5050

Algoma 1-800-461-2237

Canadian Mental Health Association Sault Ste. Marie 

705-759-0458

Mental Health Helpline 

1-866-531-2600

Women in Crisis 

1-877-759-1230

Help Phones

Kids Help Phone 

1-800-668-6868

Good 2 Talk 

1-866-925-5454

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 

1-888-230-3505

LGBT Youthline 

Call: 1-800-268-9688

Text: 647-694-4275

Smokers Helpline 

1-877-513-5333

More Information on Mental Health

Algoma Public Health has services to assist those who experience severe and persistent mental illness.

Bell Let’s Talk promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on 4 key pillars: Fighting the stigma, improving access to care, supporting world-class research, and leading by example in workplace mental health.

CMHA SSM offers mental health information and services across Algoma.

CMHO provides and coordinates high quality systems of care for children and youth suffering from mental health in Ontario.

This program takes an Indigenous approach to Mental Health. Utilizing Anishinabe teachings and methods, our Mental Health Worker is available for one-to-one counselling sessions, cultural teachings and Indigenous Cultural Competency Training.

MHCC provides innovative programs and supports for mental health and wellness in Canada.

The Centre provides training in important and emerging topics, including youth engagement, family engagement, evaluation, implementation and mental health literacy

Providing youth with effective knowledge and resources about mental health.

Apps to Help with Mental Health

TruReach 

  • Mental Wellness 

TalksSpace 

  • Paid online messaging 24/7 therapy.

What's Up 

  • Mental Health App

Talk Life 

  • Life Chats Network

Pacifica – managing stress 

SAM – Self-Help Anxiety Management 

I.M Well 

  • Connecting Algoma University campus students to communities and resources for mental health.

"I'm Not My Diagnosis. I Have Good Days And Bad Days, But I'm Not Contagious. I'm Just Human." - Patrice Caraway