Community and Self-Help Resources
Trent Durham Counselling Services
Community and Self-Help Resources
Aids Committee of Durham Region - (ACDR) connects people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Durham Region to supports, services and resources.
Anishnawbe Health Toronto - Anishnawbe Health Toronto (AHT) provides health and mental healthcare to Indigenous persons, based on Indigenous culture and traditions. AHT is the only facility in Toronto that cares for Indigenous clients with both western and traditional approaches to health care.
Catholic Family Services of Durham - Provides services to the community regardless of faith-based beliefs and support those in their healing journey with a variety of difficulties. Clients are asked to pay fees on a sliding scale though services will not be denied due to financial barriers.
Durham Community Health Centre - providing a variety of free, community programs and services including: health promotion and wellness programs, primary care, counselling and mental health treatment, support and education, young parent support and Indigenous programming.
ConnexOntario - Funded through the Ontario Government and provides confidential health services information for people seeking treatment for needs related to alcohol, drugs, mental health and/or gambling. This service navigation and information is live-answer, 24/7.
Family Services Durham (FSD) - Provides individual, couple and family counselling to people who live or work in Durham Region. Multiple locations available. Sliding scale fee.
Health811 - get help connecting with health care programs and services in Ontario.
IM Well - Offered through Student VIP and your student association; check out the suite of services, including counselling available to you.
Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario - Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) is an initiative that aims to bring the right services to youth (and their families) at the right time and in the right place.
Good2Talk - Provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario. 1.866.925.5454 Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868
Black Youth Helpline - 1-833-294-8650
LGBT Youthline - Offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support through phone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday 4pm – 9:30pm
1.800.268.9688 Text 647.694.4275, Live Chat Option
Naseeha - A 24/7 resource for Muslim and non-Muslim individuals providing a confidential, safe zone for mental health-related assistance. Texting available. 1-866-627-3342
National Eating Disorder Information Centre - (NEDIC) provides information, resources, and helpline support for those experiencing disordered eating and their supporters. 1-866-633-4220 online chat available.
Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle - (NASC) Counselling and healing services for Indigenous women and their families
Talk4Healing - offers 24/7 help, support and resources for Indigenous women, by Indigenous women, all across Ontario 1.855.554.HEAL Live Chat Option
Trans Lifeline - A peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, this hotline is available to support you and provide further resources. 1.877.330.6366
Anxiety Canada - Provides tools and resources to help manage anxiety.
BounceBack - A skill-building program provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, depression, anxiety, stress and worry. This support is delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos.
Depression Hurts - An online service provided by the Mood Disorders Society of Canada; offering information, education, skills and strategies to help manage symptoms of Depression.
Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) - A series of online mental health modules and tools, free for all Trent students (use your Trent U email address to sign up).