CMHA Ottawa is committed to providing direct services and supports for eligible individuals in the city of Ottawa who are experiencing mental health challenges.
We also offer a variety of services and programs that are accessible to both the public and other support organizations. As a recognized leader in our field, we constantly work with a several organizations to promote our mandate. This includes, but is not limited to, people with lived experiences and family members, mental health training services, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and more.
Please review the menu in the upper right-hand corner of this page for a full list of our services.
Mental Health Community Support Services (MHCSS)
If you are seeking services from CMHA Ottawa or one of our partner agencies, please download the Mental Health Community Support Services (MHCSS) referral form for intensive case management by clicking this link: Eligibility Referral Form – MHCSS
Are you looking for support for your mental health or substance use/addiction? Navigating the complex and sometimes confusing healthcare system can be challenging. Our friends at AccessMHA can help. Visit https://www.accessmha.ca/ for free mental health and/or substance use/addiction support, services, and care.
Counselling Connect provides quick access to a free phone or video counselling session, available in English and French. You choose a convenient date and time. This service is for everyone: children, youth, adults and families in Ottawa and the surrounding area. Visit https://www.counsellingconnect.org/ today.
BounceBack® is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness. Visit https://bouncebackontario.ca/ to find out if BounceBack is right for you.
Find crisis resources
If you have arrived at this page in search of resources and crisis lines, please visit this page for some options now.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, our offices at 311 McArthur Avenue will remain closed to all unscheduled visitors until further notice.
Veuillez noter qu'en raison de COVID-19, nos bureaux au 311, avenue McArthur resteront fermés à tous les visiteurs jusqu'à nouvel ordre.