Mental Health

Mental Health

WDMH has partnerships with other local hospitals to provide mental health and addictions services for our patients. This includes Cornwall Community Hospital, Brockville General Hospital, Hawkesbury General Hospital, and The Ottawa Hospital. 

If you would like more information on how to access these services, please talk to a member of your health care team or ask to speak with the WDMH Social Worker Nicole Deschamps. You can also contact Nicole directly at 613-774-2420 ext. 6125.


When In Crisis

Anyone needing crisis support is urged to call 988. 

Adults can also call the Crisis Line at 1-866-996-0991. For more information, visit


If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8. Help is available 24/7.

For youth under the age of 16, please call the Child, Youth, and Family Crisis Line at 1-877-377-7775. For details, visit the youth crisis line. Children and young adults can also contact Kids Help Phone for mental health support by texting CONNECT to 686 868 from anywhere in Canada.

In addition to calling 988, First Nations, Inuit and Métis will also be able to reach the Hope for Wellness Helpline. Its responders were specifically trained in cultural humility and are available by calling 1-855-242-331. Services in Cree, Ojibway (Anishinaabemowin) and Inuktitut are provided upon request. 



AccessMHA provides a single point of entry to Eastern Ontario's system of care for mental health and addictions. 
To access these services: 

  • Fill out the form at  
  • A mental health and addictions professional will work with you to assess your needs and connect you to the right services within our health care network. 

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Champlain East works in partnership with the communities of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott, Russell, and Akwesasne to develop and support comprehensive strategies to prevent suicide. 

For more information, visit  



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