Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources


Owen Sound/Meaford

New Directions for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Problems
New Directions is staffed by professionally trained individuals who work with people who are concerned about their use of drugs, alcohol or gambling. New Directions also works with those who are concerned about a loved ones’ addiction. Contact
(519) 371-1232 or 1 (800) 265-3133
Check out this useful website for useful information about addictions and mental health Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Al Anon Family Groups
Strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers
For meeting information call 1 (888) 425-2666 or local (519) 376-4193

Mental Health:
Community Mental Health Grey Bruce
Comprised of five community based mental health teams, Community Mental Health Grey Bruce offers adult mental health services in the communities of Markdale, Owen Sound, Wiarton, Hanover and Southampton.
Regular outreach services are also available in Meaford, Durham, Chesley and Kincardine. Self-referrals are welcome. There is no fee for service. The population served are those aged 16 years and older with serious mental illness and people who are in acute need of mental health services.
Residents of Grey/Bruce can call 1 (877) 888-5855 and you will be connected with the mental health team closest to you.

Wes For Youth
An online safe space where teens in Grey Bruce and surrounding areas can express themselves and get free support from professional, non-judgemental counsellors.  This one-on-one connection, away from any office, or the eyes and opinions of others gives teens the opportunity to share their feelings and concerns and deal with their life issues privately in a manner familiar and comfortable to them. 1 (855) 577-3737

Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services
A voluntary, non-profit prevention and counseling agency, which has been providing free help to children, youth and families in Bruce and Grey Counties since 1974. Self-referrals are welcome. Contact (519) 371-4773 or 1 (800) 567-2384. Free, confidential and tailor made services for your families’ well-being.

Violence Against Women:
Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey
Counselling services available for women throughout Grey and Bruce Counties. 24 hr. sexual assault crisis line and support line available at 1 (866) 578-5566

Crisis lines
Mental Health Crisis Line Grey Bruce
1 (877) 470-5200

Kids Help Phone
A free, bilingual, confidential and anonymous service available across Canada.  24-hour telephone and online counselling service for kids 1 (800) 668-6868