Individials dealing with a difficult situation or a crisis should first communicate with a crisis centre where professionals offer services 24 hours a day, seven days a week: consultation, evaluation, reference, orientation, follow-up and, in some cases, short-term housing.
Montreal West Island Crisis Centre
Promotion and defence of mental health rights.
Employment integration and retention for people living with serious mental health disorders.
Aneb Quebec - Anorexie et boulimie Québec
Helps people directly or indirectly affected by a food disorder.
For information about Aneb Québec, consult this document. (in French)
Orientation for employment, studies or volunteering. Employment searches and retention along with intensive follow-up. Day Centre.
For information about Centre Bienvenue, consult this document. (in French)
For information about the Crises Centre, consult this document. (in French)
Community Perspective In Mental Health
Community follow-up and assistance. Assistance with housing searches.
For information about the Community Perspective, consult this document. (in French)
Friends Of Mental Health
Bilingual association for parents and friends of people affected by mental illness.
For information about the Friends Of Mental Health, consult this document. (in French)
For information about the Équipe Entreprise, consult this document.
Free and confidential listening service for people in distress, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
West Island Council for Psychiatric Needs Inc.
Group homes and supervised apartments.
West Island Citizen Advocacy
Support for the elderly and people with a mental health problem or a disability. Supervised residences.
For information about the West Island Citizen Advocacy, consult this document. (in French)
Action jeunesse de l'Ouest-de-l'Île (AJOI) / West Island Youth Action
Street worker program for at risk youth and young adults in your neiborhood.
Other community organizations offer psychological and support services. You can get information from the West Island Community Resource Centre.