What is Mental Health Estrie?
A non-profit, community organization committed to helping English-speaking families of Estrie and surrounding area to manage the impact of mental illness. We provide support, information and education to family and friends, including those who are ill.
We strive to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness by developing public awareness and work in partnership with professional health care and social service providers, and other community organizations, to promote services for mental illness.
When you are feeling depressed or suicidal, there is a new service available throughout Canada via text. Text 45645 between 4 p.m. and midnight (Eastern time) and a crisis worker will text you back. At any time, you can call 1-866-APPELLE from anywhere in Quebec and it will connect you to your nearest suicide prevention centre. These services are also available if you are concerned about a loved one. For more information on the new crisis intervention texting option visit: http://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/ … read more