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Counselling Resources


Resources & Supports for People with Mental Health Problems

 

HOSPITAL RESOURCES:

Urgent Consultation Services:
  • Part of London Health Sciences
  • Located at South St. opposite hospital
  • Available for anyone 16 years and older in the London and Middlesex County.
  • Referrals are necessary and can be made by a family physician or a walk-in clinic
  • You will be seen by medical staff for triage within 24 to 48 hours.
  • Contact number: 519-685-8500 Ext 75521
PEPP: Prevention & Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Part of London Health Sciences
  • Located at South St. opposite hospital
  • For anyone 16 to 50 experiencing psychosis for the first time
  • Referrals accepted by family, doctors, schools, community partners, as well as self-referral
  • Contact number: 519-667-6777, www.pepp.ca
FEMAP: First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program
  • Part of London Health Sciences
  • Located at 860 Richmond Street
  • For anyone 16 or older
  • Referrals may be made by doctors, or self-referral
  • Contact number: 519-646-6000 ext 65178, www.femap.ca
Geriatric Mental Health Program
  • Part of London Health Sciences
  • Located at South St. opposite hospital
  • Provides out-patient assessment for all geriatric mental health through centralized intake
  • Provides out-patient treatment
  • Referral can be initiated by anyone but formal agreement from family physician is required
  • Contact number: 519-685-4046
Emergency Care
  • Mental health emergency care is accessed through Victoria Hospital
  • Note: Regional Mental Health does not have an Emergency Department
Specialized Geriatric Services
  • Part of St. Joseph’s Health Care, London
  • Located at Parkwood Hospital
  • Available to all 65 years and older S.W. Ontario
  • Assesses all geriatric issues (caregiver fatigue, incontinence, poor nutrition etc.) as well as dementia, depression through a Centralized Intake and Triage
  • Referrals can be initiated by self, family or caregivers but agreement and a doctor's signature will be required.
  • Contact number: 519-685-4046
     

COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

648 Huron St. (just east of Adelaide)
519-434-9191, www.london.cmha.ca
Offers: Peer support and Psycho-educational groups (6 weeks)
Offers many support groups for people suffering with many different illnesses

WOTCH

534 Queens Ave., (at Maitland)
519-668-0624, www.wotch.org
Contact: Sabrina Andrews, ext 227
Offers: Family Education Program and Family Recovery Program
Support group – meets twice monthly

TILLMANN RESOURCE CENTRE FOR FAMILIES

Located in Regional Mental Health Care, London – 850 Highbury Ave
519-455-5110
Contact: Laurel Lamarre, ext 47440
Offers: library, peer support, psycho-educational programs
Available to families of patients and surrounding community

You Are Not Alone

Friendship and Faith-sharing group for people in recover from Mental illness or people supporting a loved-one with a mental illness Meets third Monday of the month, 7:00 to 8:30 at St. Michael’s Contact person: Deacon Bob and Joanne Hartman 519-473-2263 Cathie Gauthier 519-850-0600Resources & Supports for People with Mental Health Problems