What To Do In A Crisis

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, seek help immediately.  You may be experiencing a mental health crisis if you:

  • Are feeling desperate or hopeless
  • Are worried you might hurt yourself, someone else, or having thoughts of suicide
  • Are feeling alone with no one to talk to
  • Have made a plan or have the means to hurt yourself or someone else
  • Have attempted suicide or hurt yourself before

There are services available for you to get help so don’t wait, contact an organization in the list below.  You are not alone. 

For tips on how to ask for help, what to expect when you call, and other information about crisis services, go to www.mindyourmind.ca/crisis.  

Local 24/7 Telephone Crisis Services

Emergency Services

Call 9-1-1

Family Counselling Centre
Distress Line

CMHA Lambton-Kent
Mental Health First Response Service

Other 24/7 Resources

Bluewater Health Emergency Department
crisis intervention

89 Norman St., Sarnia
450 Blanche St., Petrolia

Kids Help Phone
under 20 years

Good 2 Talk
17-25 years


Local Connections

Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent
walk-in open during business hours

210 Lochiel St., Sarnia

Family Counselling Centre
professional counselling, support, & prevention services for all ages

St. Clair Child & Youth Services
mental health services for children & youth and their families

Sarnia Lambton Suicide Prevention Committee 
community resources, education and support

For a full list of community resources, hotlines and online resources, visit our Mental Health Services Page