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Mental Health Emergency & Crisis Resources

Mental Health Emergency Resources Below

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, help is available. If the person is having thoughts of suicide and can no longer keep themselves safe, it is critical to reach out for emergency support immediately. 

You deserve help and are strong for reaching out.

How to Contact Emergency Services in a Mental Health Emergency

By phone

*if safety risk is imminent, please use this option as the fastest way to access support*

On-campus: Special Constable Service Emergency extension at 519-253-3000 ext. 4444

Off-campus: Dial 911


In-person at the nearest hospital emergency department

In Windsor-Essex, go to the Emergency Department at Windsor Regional Hospital, 1030 Ouellette Ave., Windsor.


Supported call to emergency services

Due to possible wait times, if safety is imminently at risk, please call emergency services directly.

Community Crisis Centre (Windsor-Essex) 519-973-4435 (free professional crisis care. A professional can call emergency services for you while you stay on the line if you are nervous about calling)


If safety is not at imminent risk

Call or text 988, Canada's Suicide Crisis Hotline: Get Help | 9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline (

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