Treatment & Support Services

Mental health treatment and support services / Glossary of terms and definitions.
Therapy empowers a woman considering abortion with the factual information and resources to make an informed choice.
Anger management classes will teach you how to identify and express your true feelings, and come to the realization that anger is, in fact, a secondary emotion that arises from lack of self-awareness and self-compassion. Anger management courses may or may not be court-approved.
Behavioral therapy is an umbrella term for types of therapy that treat mental health disorders. This form of therapy seeks to identify and help change potentially self-destructive or unhealthy behaviors. It functions on the idea that all behaviors are learned and that unhealthy behaviors can be changed. The focus of treatment is often on current problems and how to change them.
These organizations offer a wide variety of mental health and support services.
These organizations offer a wide variety of mental health and support services for senior citizens.
These organizations offer a wide variety of mental health and support services for teens and adolescents.
Community-based therapy with a licensed professional. Counselors offer guidance to individuals, couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being.
HIV counselling is a confidential dialogue between a client and a counsellor aimed at enabling the client to cope with stress and take personal decisions related to HIV/AIDS.
Call centers, hot lines, and emergency services and support
Therapy with social skills in a structured setting
Recovery services specific for eating disorders
Supportive employment and mentorship for finding and keeping jobs
Use this directory to find full mental health services.
Helpful information, advocacy, and referrals
Helpful information, advocacy, and referrals
Mental health services that address the unique needs of senior citizens.
Good mental health will you live your life to the fullest and is essential to successfully treating HIV. To help manage your mental health, it is important to know when, how, and where to get help. Many mental health conditions are treatable and many people with mental health conditions recover completely.
HIV-specific support groups
Hospital-based psychiatric treatment
Transitional housing, group homes, half-way houses, and more
Gender exclusive (Men only) transitional housing, group homes, half-way houses, and more.
Connecting with others who have lived experience with mental illness
Peer support is a type of encouragement, advice, and emotional help provided by someone who has experienced the problems you are currently experiencing. They have “been there, done that” and can provide a unique perspective from someone who understands what you’re going through.
Many people find peer support a helpful tool that can aid in their recovery. There are a variety of organizations that offer support groups for consumers, their family members and friends. Some support groups are peer-led, while others may be led by a mental health professional.
Counseling specific to sexual assault, PTSD, or other trauma
Trauma-specific support groups
Veteran-specific recovery services
Women-only housing
Youth-specific counseling
One in five youth will experience a mental health challenge at some point during their life.
Education and emotional support for the youth