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Counselling Options


DoorWays is a single session, walk-in counselling service available to youth and adults without an appointment or referral. A health-care professional will meet with you and discuss your concerns on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
DoorWays provides information and support focused on your need.
Some examples of what you may want to discuss are: family, health, grief, work, relationships, stress, anxiety, depression, drinking or drug use.  
DoorWays is not an emergency service. In an emergency, call 911 or the Mental Health Crisis Line at 1-888-737-4668, or proceed to the nearest emergency department.
Please don’t hesitate to visit a DoorWays in your area:
Community Counsellors
Counsellors are available to support individuals who have mental health or substance use concerns as well as family/friends who are affected.  
Please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding:
Alcohol and Drugs
Anxiety and Stress
Mental Illness
Gender and Identity
Eating Disorders
Fear and Phobias
Grief and Loss
Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse
Family Issues
Or any other concern that is affecting your mental health and well-being.
To find a counsellor near you: 
  • Visit and review the service directory.
  • Call the HealthLine at 811 and a nurse will provide you with a contact number.

Counselling for an Eating Disorder 
Counselling Referral Forms
Ch-0016 Referral Form Mental Health and Addictions Services (Editable, PDF) 
  • For children and youth, complete form and fax to: (709) 777-2211
  • For adults, complete form and fax to: (709) 752-6852, or submit by email


Updated May 21, 2019