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Crisis Management

“If it’s a crisis to you, It’s a crisis to us”


Who we can help:

Anyone 16 years of age and older experiencing a mental health or addiction crisis.


How we can help:

A mental health crisis does not necessarily require hospital-based assessment. It can be effectively supported in your community by the MHSRC team. Timely intervention goes a long way towards reducing the risk of an escalating crisis.


We can help by providing:

  • Toll-free, bilingual telephone access to the Mental Health Crisis Line - 24 hours/7 days a week
  • Referral (when indicated) to your local Mobile Crisis Team - Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Rapid assessment, de-escalation and stabilization of those in crisis with the help of supporting caregivers, family and friends
  • Facilitation or prevention of acute hospital admissions
  • Follow-up visits and in-community support
  • Access to wellness information and community resources


Who Is part of the team:

  • Trained volunteer crisis line respondersPhysician speaking to a man in a military uniform in a clinical setting
  • Service Navigators
  • Crisis Case Workers


Who can request our services:

  • Individuals (self-referrals)
  • Family members and friends
  • Hospital Emergency Rooms
  • Emergency Response Services/Police
  • Family physicians
  • Health care/ social service professionals
  • Community agencies


24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991


Additional Resources:

Non-Canadian Educational Reference: Rethink Mental Illness: Learn More About Crisis Teams
Crisis Line

Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Provincial Crisis and Support Line


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