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
Help and listening service available at all times for suicidal people and their loved ones, and for those bereaved by the suicide of a family member or friend.
Other community agencies offer services. You can get information from the West Island Community Resource Centre.