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People in emotional pain need to be empowered and supported. Our Crisis Counsellors enable people to develop better coping skills, access information and identify opportunities for making healthy decisions and informed choices.
Margaret’s acts as an entry point that can assist at-risk individuals through proper assessments and referrals, helping people secure the appropriate community resources for their individual needs.
To be eligible for Margaret’s crisis intervention program you must be between 18 – 65+ (over 65 in exceptional circumstances). You must be living in Ontario, diagnosed with a severe illness and who identify themselves as experiencing a “crisis”. You must be referred from a mental & general hospital, shelters, community agencies, and self or family.
Need additional support or information? Here is a short list of some of the most commonly accessed resources on the topic of mental health, addiction, and homelessness.
The Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital. CAMH sets the standards for care, research, education and leading social change.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) leads the development and dissemination of innovative programs and tools to support the mental health and wellness of Canadians.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is one of the well-established and extensive community mental health organizations 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.
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) works to provide people with mood disorders with a strong, cohesive voice at the national level.
The Homeless Hub is an initiative by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub – a library of over 30,000 resources.
The Affordable Housing Office is the City of Toronto’s department that works to enhance the health of Toronto’s residents, neighbourhoods, economy and environment by delivering funding and incentives, and by developing innovative housing solutions, to create and maintain safe, affordable, rental and ownership housing for lower-income residents.