Entries by Diana

Victims of Crime (including sexual assault)

Did you know that 25 percent of those living with mental illness are likely to be victims of violent crime (compared with three percent of the general population)? If you are the victim of a crime, the resources below can help by providing support and information.

Violence/Anger/Abuse

Did you know that someone who suffers from mental illness is far more likely to be the victim of violence than the perpetrator? For help dealing with violence, anger, or abuse, please see below.

Suicide

If someone you love is talking about suicide, and you are worried for their safety, call 911 or visit your local hospital. For organizations that can help, please see below.

Grief and Bereavement

Losing someone dear to you can be a difficult experience. If you need support, please consult one of the organizations below. Funeral homes may also provide resources.  

Listening Services

Do you need someone to talk to about mental illness or any other problem? The services listed below are there to help.

Legal

This section will guide you to places that can help you with legal matters, such as your rights, complaints related to health and social services, and curatorship, often at a free or reduced cost. When a ‘resource’ is a person (for example a notary), it does not necessarily suggest an endorsement, but rather a recommendation to […]

Cultural and Ethnic Communities

Please see below for a list of organizations that support specific cultural and ethnic communities. For immigrants and refugees, please scroll down. Immigrants and Refugees

Day Centres and Community Support

This is a listing of Day Centres in Montreal. These are places where someone struggling with mental illness can go for workshops, help with work reintegration, communal meals, or for socializing. Please explore the list below.