Western

The Safe Works Access Program (SWAP) is the needle distribution service offered by the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL). It is a health promotion and education service for people who use drugs.

Our services include:

  • providing clean supplies
  • disposal of used equipment
  • support
  • referrals

They offer a MOBILE ONLY service on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00-10:00pm in the Corner Brook area.  If you live outside of Corner Brook we can make arrangements to send supplies to you at another time. Call 634-SWAP to request a delivery or pick up.

Telephone: (709) 634-SWAP(3335)

Provides supportive programs and services aimed at preventing HIV/HCV and supporting persons living with and affected by HIV/HCV

Address: 47 Janeway Place
Telephone: (800) 563-1575

Fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experiences, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. For schedule of online meetings, please access the website below.

Address: 183 Kenmount Road,
Suite 117,
In the U-Haul Building
Telephone: (709) 579-5215

In response to COVID-19 and suspension of face-to-face meetings, we have adopted an appointment plan to keep our First Link clients connected to offer support. If you could promote this information to those in your organization it would be much appreciated.

Contact: Sharon Brown, First Link Coordinator
Telephone: (709)-576-0608

Sandra Hewitt-Parsons is an accredited Art Psychotherapist who is currently taking referrals for in-person and distance sessions. Sandra specializes in trauma, anxiety and other mental health issues affecting youth and adults.

Contact: Sandra Hewitt-Parsons
Telephone: (709) 632-9464

Psychologists in private practice provide a fee for service model. Fees are often covered through private insurance plans and/or workplace EFAP programs. As of the 2017 AGM, APNL has made a fee schedule recommendation at the rate of $180/hour for individual treatment provided by a Registered Psychologist. Please note that some Psychologists may charge higher or lower fees. To find a Psychologist in private practice check out this link:

Find a Psychologist

The APNL was established to support the profession of psychology and its role in promoting psychological health and human welfare.

APNL supports the discipline of psychology in its broadest form. Most APNL members are registered psychologists, working in post-secondary, healthcare, education or in private practice. Some members may be graduate students of psychology and other members may be teaching psychology at the college or university level and/or engaged in psychological research.

Address: P.O Box 26061, RPO
LeMarchant Road
St. John’s, NL
A1E 0A5
Telephone: (709) 739-5405

Community agency offering programs, supports, services and outreach throughout the province for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Address: 70 Clinch Crescent
Telephone: (709) 722-2803
Fax: (709) 722-4926

Community agency offering programs, supports, services and outreach throughout the province for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Address: 40 Main Street, Corner Brook
Telephone: (709) 637-7450

Stephenville and surrounding areas

Telephone: (709) 643-4444

This search facility can be used to help you find a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) for counselling/psychotherapy services. These professionals have obtained our CCC designation and are recognized by CCPA as qualified to provide counselling services in Canada.

Find a Counsellor

Community agency offering systemic advocacy, education, support and awareness of mental health and mental illness

Address: 70 The Boulevard
Telephone: (709) 753-8550

Community agency offering systemic advocacy, education, and awareness of mental health and mental illness

Address: 157 Minnesota Drive, Stephenville
Telephone: 1 (855) 643-5553

Community agency led by people who live with mental illness/mental health issues. CHANNAL offers one on one peer support, group peer support and public education and training.

Address: 878 Topsail Road
Mount Pearl, NL
A1N 3J9
Telephone: (709) 368-0279

Community agency led by people who live with mental illness/mental health issues. CHANNAL offers one on one peer support, group peer support and public education and training.

Address: 106-108 Carolina Drive, Suite 1, Stephenville
Telephone: (709) 643-4361

Consumers’ Health Awareness Network Newfoundland And Labrador (CHANNAL) is the only consumer-led mental health organization in the province. We are a provincial non-profit organization that exists to build and strengthen a self-help network among individuals who live with mental health issues. CHANNAL’s aim is to combat isolation for those living with mental illness, to provide a forum for mental health consumers’ concerns, to educate the public on issues relevant to mental health consumers and to offer advocacy, social and emotional support to mental health consumers.

Address: 70 Boulevard Drive
Telephone: 1-855-753-1138

The Warm Line is a non-emergency, non-crisis telephone support and referral service. People with lived experience receive training to operate the service.

Telephone: 1-855-753-2560 or in St. John’s (709) 753-2560

Provides mental health promotion, education and prevention services, consultation, coordination, assessment and counseling services to children, youth (under age 19 years) and their families who have mental health issues and/or mental illness

Address: 133 Riverside Drive, Corner Brook
Telephone: (709) 634-4171

The Community Mental Health Initiative is committed to working with and on behalf of the whole community providing individuals with the opportunity to develop in responsible and beneficial ways to identify mental health needs, promoting the general well being of all persons of all ages through the integration of services in a partnership of collaboration and cooperation.

Telephone: (709) 634-4322

Corner Brook and surrounding areas

Telephone: (709) 639-8522

Children, youth and young adults can text ‘TALK’ to 686868 to a trained volunteer Crisis Responder who will help with any issues – big or small. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7.

Provides leadership in provincial policies and programs related to mental health and addictions in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Address: 1st Floor, West Block, Confederation Building
Telephone: (709) 729-3658
Fax: (709) 729-4429

Call or text.

Telephone: 1-888-709-7090

Doorways provides rapid access to mental health and addictions counselling services ‘one session at a time’. While most locations offer a walk-in service, some locations provide same-day, next day, or appointments by phone. Walk-in counselling services are available without an appointment or referral.

If further counselling is required, staff will work with you to provide access to additional services and supports.

Doorways is not an emergency service. In an emergency, call 911 or the Mental Health Crisis Line at 1-888-737-4668, or proceed to the nearest emergency department.

To find Doorways in your area, click on your region below or call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number.

Eastern Central Western Labrador-Grenfell

The Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (EDFNL) is a leadership advocacy group dedicated to promoting research and providing public support services and information about matters related to eating disorders, including information on available treatment services for individuals and families who experience disordered eating.

 

Address: The Carnell Building
13-15 Pippy Place
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3X2
Telephone: 1-855-722-0500 or in St. John’s (709) 722-0500
Fax: (709) 722-0552

The number of barriers to accessing services can sometimes be great, particularly for people with disabilities. With a focus on empowering the people to do their own advocacy, at Empower we help people build their own skills and determine their own approach to solve the problems they face. At Empower, we want to encourage independent living by helping people build their own skills and develop their own approach to the problems they may face.

Address: 4 Escasoni Place
St. John’s, NL
A1A 3R6
Telephone: 1 (709) 722-4031
Fax: (709) 722-0147

The Gambling Help Line is a free, confidential service available province-wide, 24 hours a day. If you or a family member has a gambling concern, please call us for information and support.

 

Telephone: 1-888-899-HELP (4357) or 1-800-363-5864

Port Aux Basques and surrounding areas

Telephone: (709)695-7505

HealthLine is a free, confidential, 24 hour telephone line, staffed by experienced registered nurses in our province who can offer health advice, information and connect you to resources and local services. We are always there for you at 811.

Telephone: 811 or TTY 1-888-709-3555

The Hope Program is for you and your family if you are 15+ and have been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or other specified feeding and eating disorder. We are available to anyone in the province by phone and we are also at the Renata Elizabeth Withers Centre for Hope on Major’s Path in St. John’s so that you can begin your journey to wellness in a trusting, supportive environment. Talk to a physician or health care provider.  If the Hope Program is the best option for you, they can make a referral.

Address: 35 Major’s Path, Suite 101
St. John’s, NL
A1A 4Z9
Telephone: (709) 777-2041
Fax: (709) 777-2042

Provides specialized inpatient addictions treatment services for youth

Address: 15 Lincoln Road
Grand Falls-Windsor
NL A2A 2E1
Telephone: (709) 292-8360
Fax: (709) 489-6810

Provides three-week inpatient treatment for men and women 19+ who are experiencing a substance use and/or gambling problem. Individuals must be referred by an addictions counselor or other community professional.

Address: 35 Boones Road, Corner Brook
Telephone: (709) 634-4506

Established in November 2001, Interpreting Services of Newfoundland and Labrador Inc. (ISNL Inc) is the province wide provider of visual language interpretation services for persons who are Deaf and/or hard of hearing. We have a board of directors made up of our Executive Director and 2 other members who are freelance interpreters in the community. Input from the Deaf community was established through an advisory committee chosen by the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of the Deaf (NLAD).

Address: The Viking Building
136 Crosbie Rd, Suite 100A
St. John’s, NL. A1B 3K3
Telephone: 709-753-5621 (voice) 709-753-5620 (tty)
Fax: 709-753-5682

Provides opportunities for the rehabilitation of people involved in the criminal justice system through program interventions, public education, crime prevention strategies, and restorative justice principles

Corner Brook         278 Curling Street        (709) 785-7656

Stephenville           92 West Street               (709) 643-5894

 

Provides opportunities for the rehabilitation of people involved in the criminal justice system through program interventions, public education, crime prevention strategies, and restorative justice principles.

Address: 342 Pennywell Road
Telephone: (709) 726-5500

Kids Help Phone offers free telephone and texting support to children and youth, 24/7 in French and English. Youth can be anonymous and will receive professional counselling, information and referrals. Call 1-800-668-6868, visit KidsHelpPhone.ca for online resources or download the Always There App.

Address: Toronto, ON
Telephone: 1 (800) 668-6868

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: 20 Farm Road
Telephone: (709) 635-7830

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: Bonne Bay Health Centre
Telephone: (709) 458-2381

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: Rufus Guinchard Health Centre
Telephone: (709) 861-9125

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: 1 Peddle Place
Telephone: (709) 886-2185

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Telephone: 35 Boones Road

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: 3-9 Barhaven Drive
Telephone: (709) 695-6250

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction

Address: 127 Montana Drive
Telephone: (709) 643-8740

Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator

Are you having difficulty navigating the system or connecting with a service? Our Navigator is a central point of contact for individuals, family members and stakeholders throughout the province to:

  • Problem solve so that you can figure out next steps
  • Consider options and find the right mental health or addiction service
  • Get help in making connections

Call 752-3916 or 1-877-999-7589; VRS calls are welcome

 

Contact: Mr. Barry Hewitt
Telephone: (709) 752-3916 / 1-877-999-7589

Private and confidential mental health counselling services are now available at NO COST for NunatuKavut members (ages 8+) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is being done in partnership with Priority Health Counselling.

Visit www.priorityhealthcounselling.com to book directly or contact counselling psychotherapist at 709.699.3692 or priorityhealthcounselling@gmail.com to arrange your appointment today.

If you need immediate mental wellness support, call the national Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310.

Telephone: 709-699-3692

Call now if you feel like you are unable to cope, are thinking about suicide or if you are unsure where to turn for help. The Mental Health Crisis Line is a free, confidential service for individuals, family and friends.  The crisis line is province-wide, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: (709) 737-4668 / 1-888-737-4668
Address: 35 Boones Road
Telephone: (709) 634-4506

Fellowship of individuals for whom drugs had become a major issues. For schedule and access to online groups in Newfoundland and Labrador, please visit http://www.nlareana.ca/

Non-profit organization providing information, resources, referrals and support on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation to individuals with eating disorders and their families.

Address: 22 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON
M5G 1P5
Telephone: 1-866-633-4220

Community agency offering programs (neurocognitive rehabilitation), supports, and outreach (including advocacy, education, and awareness) throughout the province for persons with neuropsychiatric conditions/brain injury. Aimed at preventing brain injury and supporting persons living with and affected by neuropsychiatric conditions/brain injury.

Telephone: (709) 740-4794

The private practice roster is available for individuals wishing to engage the services of a social worker. Social workers listed here are registered with NLASW and meet the criteria for registration as a private practitioner.

Find a Social Worker

The Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries operates 94 libraries around the province.  Our materials on a wide variety of health topics are available on loan for free with a valid library card.  Our materials  may be available in several different formats such as regular print, eBooks and as audio-books.   You can apply for a library card online. Each library also has public computers that you can use to access the Internet.

Call province-wide for 24/7 support and information if you have been impacted by sexual violence.

Address: 360 Topsail Road, Suite 101
St. John’s, NL
A1E 2B6
Telephone: 1-800-726-2743 or 726-1411

Port Saunders and surrounding areas

Telephone: 709-861-4842

Help is available for you and your family if you are a youth or adult and have concerns related to opioid use or want help to reduce the physical, mental and emotional withdrawal symptoms.  Please don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor or a mental health and addictions counsellor about the best options for you.

To find a physician or counsellor

Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number.

Telephone: 811

This Facebook support group is for parents/primary caregivers of LGBTQ kids and youth – with a particular focus on support for parents with kids who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual or questioning their sexuality. This group is private and only people in the group can see who is a member or what is posted. If you are interested in joining this group simply click on “Join Group” and you will be asked a few screening questions or email parentsoflgbtqyouthnl@gmail.com for more information.

Fellowship for individuals identified seeking support and information on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

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Address: 89 King’s Road
St John’s, NL
A1C 3P4

Telephone: (709) 739-5145

Offers health education and promotion, health protection, disease and injury prevention, health surveillance, and population health assessment.

Address: 203 Merrymeeting Road
St John’s, NL
A1C 2W6
Telephone: (709) 579-1009
Fax: (709) 726-2308

Fellowship for individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

Telephone: (709) 643-4444/1-866-553-4433

A provincial phone line is now available for those receiving Opioid Dependence Treatment, for those seeking support for their opiate use, for their families and for health-care providers.

The Provincial Opioid Dependence Treatment line will help individuals navigate the system and connect with opioid addiction support and services.

The line will operate from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be reached by calling toll-free at 1-844-752-3588.

Telephone: 1-844-752-3588

Support is available to women experiencing domestic violence. If you would like help with safety planning, or just to talk, there are women’s centres in nine regions of the province. You can contact the one nearest you. If you are ready to leave a situation of domestic violence, there are Transition Houses all across the province who provide shelter to women and children fleeing violence. You can contact the provincial Transition House crisis line. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911

Telephone: 1-877-753-1492

Provides psychiatric assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and inpatient psychiatric care and psychiatrists on call in other regions.

Address: 306 Waterford Bridge Road
St. John’s, NL
A1E 4J8
Telephone: (709) 777-3021/3022

The Recovery Centre in St. John’s is open to anyone in the province who is 16+ and needs help while withdrawing from alcohol, drugs and/or gambling.  (You may remember this service as “detox”, but things have changed).  We now have around-the-clock nursing support and can provide medication to help with your withdrawals as needed.  Once you start to feel better, we have a counsellor and meetings to support you as you begin your recovery.

Address: Building 532 Pleasantville,
80 Charter Avenue
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4A4
Telephone: 1-877-752-4980

Provides support and consultation regarding resources, programs, and initiatives on substance use prevention, gambling prevention, mental health promotion, and mental illness prevention

Address: Blomidon Place, 133 Riverside Drive, Corner Brook
Telephone: (709) 634-4171

Provides support and consultation regarding resources, programs, and initiatives on substance use prevention, gambling prevention, mental health promotion, and mental illness prevention

Address: Blomidon Place, 133 Riverside Drive, Corner Brook
Telephone: (709) 634-4171

The Safe Harbour Outreach Project (SHOP) is the only sex worker advocacy program in Newfoundland & Labrador, operated by the St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre. Our mandate at SHOP is to advocate for the human rights of all women who have engaged in sex work across our city and province, both on an individual and collective level. We have connected with over 250 women and in practice our work involves a great deal of individual support, outreach, and advocacy. This unique program was developed in partnership with women who engage in sex work, and everything we do is informed by the real experts – sex workers themselves.

For more information and to support sex workers’ human rights follow SHOP on Facebook or Twitter, visit our website at sjwomenscentre.ca/programs/SHOP or contact our two SHOP staff.

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Address: 170 Cashin Ave. Extension,
St. John’s, NL
Telephone: 709-771-1077
Fax: 709-722-3184
Community agency offering education, support programs, public policy and research to improve the quality of life for individuals with schizophrenia and psychosis
Address: 18A-18B UB Waterford Hospital
Telephone: (709) 777-3335

For seniors and individuals who support seniors, SeniorsNL is a great resource that is available throughout the province to be connected to programs and services. Individuals can call 1-800-563-5599 for information or just to talk. SeniorsNL can also be contact via email at info@seniorsnl.ca or online at http://seniorsnl.ca/.

CHANGE IN HOW WE SERVE YOU DUE TO COVID-19:
OUR OFFICE IS NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS ARE WORKING REMOTELY. WE CONTINUE TO RETURN CALLS AND INQUIRIES DURING THIS TIME.

Address: 243-110 Topsail Road
St. John’s, NL A1E 0G5
Telephone: 1-800-563-5599

The Smokers’ Helpline is a free, confidential service providing information, resources, advice, support and motivational counselling while you are working toward being smoke free. We also have a text message support program where you can receive a text per day for 12 weeks.

 

Address: 15 Pippy Place, 3rd Floor
PO Box 13457, Stn A
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4B8


Telephone: (800) 363-5864
Fax: (709) 726-2550

Take Home Naloxone Kits are for individuals who are at risk of an opioid overdose and for their friends/family who might witness an overdose:

  • Call 911 right away if you think that someone is having an overdose
  • Naloxone is a temporary medication that can save a life in the event of a fentanyl or other opioid overdose
  • Naloxone Kits are free and instruction is provided

 Find a Naloxone Kit near you:

  • Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number and location. The URL below provides a listing of distribution sites.
Telephone: 811

The Grace Centre is a provincial inpatient addictions treatment centre for male and female adults aged 18 years and older. It is a voluntary program for individuals who require a more intensive, structured program than can be provided on an outpatient basis.

The program consists of a 28 day treatment service that is holistic in nature and addresses the individual’s physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs through individual, group and family counselling. An extended stay may be available for extenuating circumstances.

The centre is staffed with a multidisciplinary team consisting of a physician, nurse practitioner, nursing, social worker, recreational therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, psychology and non-clinical support staff.

Address: Harbour Grace
Telephone: (709) 945-4500

Tuckamore is a live-in treatment Centre for 12 – 18 year olds in the Newfoundland and Labrador who have complex mental health concerns. Tuckamore is located in Paradise and the average length of stay for young people is between 6 – 12 months. The program includes individual, group and family counselling as well as life skills training, recreation, and art and music therapy.  Tuckamore provides a safe home-like environment, a school area, a multipurpose room, a physical fitness area and an apartment for family visiting overnight. You can also ask your physician, nurse, clinician or social worker about other supports for youth in your area (ie. counselling). If Tuckamore is right for you, they can help with a referral.

Address: 7 Mallow Drive
Paradise, NL
A1L 3A9

Telephone: (709) 752-3914

Community agency providing support to individuals involved in the justice system seeking support to integrate within the community.

Address: 21 Merrymeeting Road
St. John’s, NL
A1C 2V6
Telephone: (709) 754-1010

Provides peer support, education, information and hope for individuals recovery from addiction.

Address: 46 Powell Drive, Carbonear
Telephone: (709) 595-3223

Provides services and supports for all individuals with a Developmental Disability and their families in the St. John’s and surrounding areas

Address: 6 Logy Bay Road
PO Box 7114
St. John’s, NL
A1E 3J3

Telephone: (709) 739-6017
Fax: (709) 739-5532

Corner Brook & area
Local Crisis Line: 634-4198
Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-866-634-4198

Contact: Executive Director – Heather Davis
Address: P.O. Box 152
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6C9
Telephone: 709-634-4199
Fax: 709-634-4197
Port aux Basques       (709) 695-6901
Stephenville                (709) 643-4595
Corner Brook              (709) 639-1710
Bonne Bay                   (709) 458-2381 ext. 272