Aug. 23, 2016
One number. One phone call. A team of professionals ready to help.
Reach Out is a new 24/7 crisis and support line for those living in London, Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties. This service, is for people living with addictions and mental health needs – as well as their families, caregivers and health care providers.
The number is 519-433-2023. The toll free number will be 1-866-933-2023. The website is www.reachout247.ca.
You can also web chat with a professional for the mental health addictions crisis services.
There are many reasons why a person might call Reach Out. Some of these reasons are:
- A serious mental health or addictions problem
- A crisis
- Risk of self-harm or harm to others
- Emotional trauma
- Depression or anxiety
- Concern about the well-being of a loved one
- Suicidal thoughts
- Substance use, gaming, internet disorder and problem gambling
Reach Out is a partnership among Addictions Services of Thames Valley, Canadian Mental Health Association Elgin, Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex and Canadian Mental Health Association Oxford. You can learn more about them on the reachout247 website.