Need Help?

Self-management does not mean that you are on your own. There are resources available to help you.

Contact the following resources for help, or speak to family members and friends if you need to.

In case of an emergency or crisis: 8-1-1 the Info-Santé/Info-Social line (24-hour service, 7 days a week)

The Info-Santé/Info-Social help line is a major component of primary health care services. It provides answers to everyday questions on health, or directs you to the right point of entry into the health and social services system.

If you are having suicidal thoughts: 1 866 APPELLE (277-3553) (24-hour service, 7 days a week)

This help line provides immediate help to people who are in distress or suicidal, their family and friends, gatekeepers, caregivers and people affected by suicide. All discussions are on a confidential basis, and the services are provided free of charge.

Revivre

Revivre is an organization that helps people suffering from anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder, as well as their family and friends. They offer support and information by phone, email, and via support groups or self-management workshops.

Need help completing the Getting Better My Way tool? Revivre staff are trained in the use of the paper and web tool. We invite you to contact them for assistance.

Phone number: 1-866-738-4873 | Website : www.revivre.org/en

Local community services centre (CLSC)

CLSC provide medical and psychosocial care. CLSC caregivers can also refer you to community organizations in your region.

Phone number: 1-866-738-4873 ou 8-1-1 | Website : sante.gouv.qc.ca/en/repertoire-ressources/

Pharmacists

Pharmacists offer free counsel on your medication and its side effects. Consult them at your neighborhood pharmacy.

Psychologists

Psychologists and psychotherapists can help to reduce your psychological distress and to solve your psychological diffculties.

To find the psychologist or psychotherapist in private practice closest to you, contact the Ordre des psychologues du Québec:

Phone number: 1-800-561-1223 | Website : (in French) http://www.ordrepsy.qc.ca/trouver-de-aide

Social workers

Social workers can help you acquire competencies and resources to improve your social functioning.

To find a social worker – Phone number: 1 888 731-9420 | Website (in French): http://membre.otstcfq.org:82/

For a family doctor

To find a family physician, you must first register with the Québec Family Doctor Finder (GAMF) in your territory.

To find the contact information for your GAMF – Website : https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/finding-a-resource/registering-with-a-family-doctor/

Other resources in my network

In the table below you can note the contact information for the resources in your network.

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