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Mental Health

 
Mental health is our ability to feel, think and act in ways that help us to enjoy life and deal with challenges. Learn more about the mental health promotion support available in Halton Region.

About mental health

We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health. Mental health is our ability to feel, think and act in ways that help us to enjoy life and deal with challenges.

Life involves constant ups and downs. We can never completely get rid of problems or avoid crises. However, by learning how to cope with everyday life events and make positive health choices, you can improve your chances of avoiding emotional and physical illness.

Halton Region's Health Department supports community partners in providing information and resources on mental health issues and concerns, including:

Getting help

Turn to someone you know and trust to get help:

  • Family physician
  • Friends
  • School counsellor
  • Clergy / faith leader
  • Family members

Crisis line

COAST – Crisis Outreach and Support Team Halton (external link)

(for people age 16 or older)
1-877-825-9011

ROCK - Reach Out Centre For Kids (external link) 

(for children up to 18 years of age)
905-878-9785 (24 hours)

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