Crisis Lines

Mental health and addiction services navigation service for children, youth, and families in eastern Ontario.

Child, Youth & Family Crisis Line of Eastern Ontario
24/7 telephone service for children, youth and families in Eastern Ontario who are experiencing a crisis. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is provided in both official languages.

Youth Service Bureau Crisis Line
The 24/7 Crisis Line & Chat services are for children and youth ages 18 and under who are experiencing a crisis, and for parents, guardians, caregivers, friends or service providers who are concerned about a young person in crisis.

Teen Suicide

CHEO: Information for Parents on Teen Suicide
Information for parents about suicide, warning signs and what to do if you are worried about your child or youth.

CHEO: Safety Plan Template
Safety Plan Template to develop with your child/youth

Child/Youth Mental Health Resources

E-Mental Health
Information on mental health disorders, supports and services for parents & caregivers

CHEO: What To Do While Waiting for Mental Health Services
Information on what parents can do while their child/youth waits for mental health services

Parent/Caregiver Support

Parents’ Helpline
A non-profit family support organization for parents and caregivers whose children to age 24 are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.

Parents for Children’s Mental Health
A province-wide organization for parents supporting children and youth with mental health issues