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Resources

To help find other agencies and services

www.fourinfo.com up-to-date information on human services and volunteer opportunities in Northumberland County, Peterborough County, City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County.

ConnexOntario maintains the most comprehensive drug, alcohol, problem gambling, and mental health services database in Ontario. www.connexontario.ca multilingual phone lines

www.211Ontario.ca information about social and community services, government programs and more.

To learn more about mental health and addictions

“This Being Human” Articles by Lee Smith Phd www.telkasmith.com/articles.php

“Mental Health and Addiction 101” easy-to-use online tutorials from CAMH, the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health www.camh.ca/en/education/Patients-Families-Public/public/mental_health_and_addiction_101_series/Pages/mental_health_and_addiction_101_series.aspx

Downloadable pamphlets on a variety of mental health topics www.cmha.ca/mental-health

Local sources of support

Social Service City of Peterborough
Peterborough City County Health Unit (PCCHU)
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC)
Community Counselling and Resource Centre (CCRC)
Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge

Useful 1-800 or 1-888 phone numbers

– 211 (just dial 211) information about social and community services, government programs and more. Multilingual service
– Seniors Safety Line 1-866-299-1011
– Drug and Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603
– Mental Health Helpline 1-866-531-2600
– Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 1-888-230-3505