Be the change you wish to see in the world.

- Mahatma Gandhi -
Dr. Sharleen McDowall, Psy.D., C.Psych.
Registered Psychologist
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Mental Health Crisis Service Contact Number
24 Hour Crisis and Distress Line/Suicide Prevention 416-408-4357
The Gerstein Centre (Serves Toronto) 416-929-5200
The Scarborough Mobile Crisis (Serves East York and Scarborough) 416-495-2033;
Integrated Community Mental Health Crisis Response Program (Serves Etobicoke and North York) 416-498-0043
CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) 416-535-8501
Assaulted Women’s Help Line 416-863-0511 (within Toronto) or 1-866-863-0511 (Toll free)
For any other mental health or addiction concerns 416-595-6111 (within Toronto) or 1-800-463-6273 (Toll free)
Mental Health Crisis Service Contact Number
Peel Distress Centre 905-278-7208 or 1-800-363-0971
Peel Mobile Crisis Line 905-278-9036
Peel Eder Abuse Support Line 905-278-3141 or 1-877-298-5444
Peel Family Shelter 905-272-7061
Victim Service of Peel 905-568-1068
Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Center of Peel 905-273-3337
For any other mental health or addiction concerns 1-800-463-6273 (Toll free)

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Sue Johnson "How can I tell if my marriage is in trouble"

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Sue Johnson "What is a healthy marriage"

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