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Helpers in Your Community

(KeepSafe Connections)

KeepSafe Connections are Able, Approachable, and Available to help with suicide. They know how to do suicide first aid (trained in suicide intervention). Different kinds of helpers in your community may have this training but some may not. It is best to check before adding them to this list

 

CRISIS (DISTRESS) CENTER

Native Women’s Centre 24 Hour Crisis Line

1-888-308-6559

Suicide Crisis Line 905-522-1477

Telecare Burlington 905-681-1488

Connex Ontario 1-866-531-2600

Barrett Centre for Crisis Support 905-529-7878

TEEN LINE

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Good 2 Talk 1-866-925-5454 Ages 17-25


RAPE/SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER

Sexual Assault Crisis Line 905-525-4162


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

Interval House Assault Helpline 905-387-8881

SEXUAL ABUSE HOTLINE

Sexual Assault Crisis Line 905-525-4162

POLICE

911

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

COAST 905-972-8338

EMERGENCY SHELTERS

Native Women’s Centre 905-318-2666

Good Shepherd Centres

YOUTH SHELTER

Notre Dame Youth Shelter 905-308-8090


MENTAL HEALTH OUTREACH CLINIC

Mental Health and Street Outreach Program

905-546-3597

CHILDREN/YOUTH PSYCHIATRIC CLINIC

Cleghorn Early Intervention Clinic

905--522-1155 Ext. 36586

AIDS INFORMATION AND TESTING SITES

The AIDS Network 905-528-0854

CHILDREN’S SERVICES OFFICES

Contact Hamilton 905-570-8888

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Catholic Family Services 905-527-3823

SELF HELP GROUPS

Mood Menders 905-521-0090 ext. 234

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING

Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Services

905-546-3606

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

905-522-8399

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton

905-521-0090

ABORIGINAL SERVICES HAMILTON

De dwa da dehs nye>s 905-544-4320

Hamilton Friendship Centre 905-548-9593

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CLOSED-GROUP GRIEF SUPPORT PROGRAM

A 12-Week Suicide Loss Grief Support Program for Adults in Hamilton
 

Losing someone important to us is always difficult. But losing someone to suicide is a loss like no other. It can be traumatizing, isolating, and leave you at a higher risk for mental health issues.

Our 12 weekly sessions provide education about the grief process and opportunity for sharing around different themes, including:

  • Understanding the uniqueness of suicide loss grief

  • Sharing the experience of Suicide Loss Grief

  • Working Through Grief; Understanding the Needs of Mourning

  • Attending to practical matters

  • Uncovering strength and nurturing resilience

  • Developing Coping Skills

  • Sharing Memories-- Continued Bonds with your loved one.

Sessions will be led by Dr. Flavia, Ceschin a Psychologist with specialized training in bereavement and loss by suicide.

When: January 10, 2019 – March 28, 2019
Time: Thursdays, 6:30- 8:30pm
Where: Bay Gardens Funeral Home -  947 Rymal Rd.East, Hamilton
Size: 8 group participants
Age: Adults (19 and up)
Cost:  Free to participants (sponsored by Suicide Prevention Hamilton)

TO REGISTER
Please call 905-599-4673 or email info@heartache2hope.com

Please note that an in-person meeting with Heartache2Hope is required for registration to ensure readiness for a group

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