Mental Health Services

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) ​

About: CMHA is a national, non-profit organization that works with individuals, families and community partners in Peterborough, providing services to promote and enhance the mental health and wellness of those living within the community. CMHA offers a variety of different programs that cater to specific mental health and mental illness initiatives. Most of CMHA’s services are offered FREE of charge.

If you’re a Trent student, be sure to check out:

Your Education – Your Future: A guide to college and university for students with psychiatric disabilities. This can be found at:

Location: 466 George Street, North

Contact: (705) 748 -6711

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm

Center for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH): 1-888-287-4439

Information Line: 1800-463-6273

Four County Crisis

About: Four County Crisis offers four distinct programs and services available for Trent students and the Peterborough community: a 24/7 Telephone Crisis Intervention, for anyone distressed. A Mobile Crisis Intervention, where a counselor comes to where you are and helps you through the crisis you are experiencing. A Crisis Stabilization/Safe Beds service, for those who are struggling in their current living environment. Maximum stay is anywhere from 1 to 10 days but not everyone is guaranteed admission. And the Short-Term Case Management service. A counsellor works with you for 10 weeks or less on specific goals. For more information about these services visit the website. Services are FREE of charge.

Age and location requirement: Available to anyone 16 and up living in the catchment areas of Peterborough, Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland.

Contact: (705) 745-6484 or 1 (866) 995-9933

Peterborough Regional Health Centre

About:PRHC is a hospital that has a capacity of 494 beds, one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Ontario, and an extensive range of services. For department-specific information, please visit the Patient Care Services section of the PRHC website. PRHC offers seven different programs and services dealing with mental health. It is open 24/7 and most services are covered by OHIP.

Age Requirement: N/A

Location: 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough ON

Contact: (705) 743-2121

Adult Mental Health Services

About: Located in the hospital, Adult Mental Health Services provides a variety of programs offered to the general program. Every Friday at 1p.m. there is a drop-in crisis group. With a referral from a doctor, counselor, etc., people are welcome to partake in 10-week classes that deal with various issues; anxiety, depression, bi-polar, living skills, family education, concurrent disorders, mindfulness. All programs and services are covered by OHIP.

Age Requirement: Must be over 18

Location: 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough ON. Part of the Hospital. Unit C1

Contact: (705) 876-5028

Primary Health Care Service of Peterborough

Age Requirement: have to be referred by family doctor. Covered by OHIP

Location: 150 King Street, 3rd floor, Peterborough, ON

Contact: (705) 740-8020

Schizophrenia Society of Ontario


Age Requirement:

Location: 466 George Street, North, Peterborough ON

Contact: (705) 749-1753

Peterborough Social Services

About: PSS works with those living in the Peterborough area who are struggling finding proper resources to live life to their full capacity. They offer a variety of services and programs including help with shelter, finding employment, community social planning, food costs and addiction services, to help you in your pursuits. Services are Free of Charge for Canadian citizens.

Age Requirement: N/A

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:30 pm

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