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Organization: Canadian Mental Health Association - Telephone Service - COAST Niagara - Crisis Outreach and Support Team  
Crisis: Toll free 1-866-550-5205 ext 1
Address:
c/o Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch
15 Wellington St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 5P7
Hours: Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours * Mobile Team Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm * Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Contacts: Kelly Falconer - Program Manager
905-641-5222 ext 2223
Service Description: Provides services to people in the Niagara Region who are in crisis and have a mental health concern. The program is a partnership between Distress Centre Niagara, Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara, Niagara Health System, Niagara Regional Police Services.

Mental Health Professionals work as a team in partnership with police officers who are specially trained in mental health.

Information is collected over the phone by a qualified health professional. If needed, the outreach mobile team will assess the person experiencing the mental health crisis in their community.

Ongoing telephone support and/or referral to appropriate follow-up services may be recommended to prevent further crisis.

COAST is not a rapid-response service. For life threatening emergencies - CALL 911.

Fees: None
Application: No application required
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Niagara  
See Also: 09 - Behaviour
Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO)
Crisis Intervention

This information was last completely updated on April 5, 2017

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