Urgent Help

If you are in DANGER, call 911 immediately. If you are on campus with an emergency, call UTM Campus Police 905-828-5200.

Are you in distress? 

Mental Health Resources:

My Student Support Program or MySSP
My SSP (keep.meSAFE) offers students immediate and confidential access to culturally relevant counselling in their native language, day or night. Students have the option of connecting with a professional counsellor via an app or by mobile phone, online chat, video, email or in person.

Good2Talk - Ontario's Post-Secondary Student Helpline
A free, completely confidential and anonymous service that offers students professional counselling, mental health information and connections to local resources. The service is available 24/7/365 in both English and French.

Peel Crisis Services & Coast
Offers 24-hour crisis intervention services (phone and outreach) to people with mental illness who are in crisis.  Phones are staffed by mental health workers.  Outreach in response to a crisis in the community is done by a mental health worker and a specially trained police officer.  

Spectra Helpline
905-459-7777  English, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, Spanish & Portuguese (Mississauga & Brampton)
905-459-7770  English (Caledon)
416-920-0497  Mandarin & Cantonese
905-278-4890  TTY

Serving Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. Offers 24-hour, anonymous and confidential distress and emotional support lines for anyone who needs a caring, compassionate, and non-judgmental listening ear.  

Distress Centres of Toronto
Confidential support and referrals provided by volunteers 24 hours a day. Interpreters for callers in crisis are available in 151 languages. TTY service available for the hearing impaired.

Distress Centre Halton
Confidential support and referrals provided by volunteers 24 hours a day.

Victim Services of Peel
Offers 24-hour immediate crisis intervention to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstances in the Peel community.

Kid’s Help Phone
Offers, anonymous and confidential professional counselling, referrals and information through technologically-based communications media to youth under the age of 20.

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

Offers a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line (and TTY) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited, queer and questioning young people. Sunday-Friday 4pm - 9:30pm

Gerstein Centre

Provides crisis intervention to adults living in the City of Toronto who experience mental health problems.

Interim Place
905-676-8515 or 905-403-0864;  TTY - 905-676-0284 or 905-403-0453 
Offers 24-hour crisis line, online chat, and in-person counselling and support, referrals, information about sexual abuse and assault.

Hope 24/7
Offers 24-hour crisis line, online chat, and in-person counselling and support, referrals, information about sexual abuse and assault.

Trillium Health Partners:

Credit Valley HospitalCrisis Intervention Team 905-813-6199
The Crisis Intervention Team consists of a skilled social worker or a nurse specializing in crisis intervention who works closely with the Emergency Department and the Mental Health Program. Telephone crisis coverage includes consultation and community resource information to family physicians and crisis counselling to persons and/or family members who may call the hospital in crisis

Trillium Hospital – Mississauga Crisis Team | 905-848-7495
Offers assessments and counselling to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis. This can include people suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, stress, and family crisis as well as those who are suicidal, or who are family members of trauma victims.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre (Tri-campus)
Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?
The SVPS Centre can help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Trillium Health Centre – Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services 905-848-7493

If you have been sexually assaulted within the last 168 hours (7 days), please go to Trillium Health Partners Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services, accessed through the Mississauga Hospital Emergency Department (map), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Assaulted Women’s Helpline
416-863-0511;  TTY - 1-866-863-7868  
#SAFE (#7233)
 on your mobile phone (Bell, Rogers, Telus and Fido)
Offers 24-hour telephone and TTY (teletypewriter) crisis line to all women who have experienced abuse. Counselling, emotional support, information and referrals to are provided to women who have experienced abuse as well as their friends and family members.