Mental Health Services

Mental health care is offered in hospitals and in community health facilities across the province. Bilingual services are available in some locations.

Where can I call to get immediate help?

Call The Island Helpline at 1-800-218-2885 or Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 if you need emotional support, crisis intervention or help with problem solving. Trained and caring staff are available to answer your call anytime of the day or night, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The Island Helpline is a free, 24-hour, bilingual, confidential, non-judgmental and supportive telephone service.

Mental Health Walk-in Clinics are also offered in Kings, Queens and Prince Counties to offer immediate support to help with anxiety, as well as life events causing stress and other mental health issues.  

View the PEI Helping Tree  [PDF | 648 KB] a one-page flow chart of helpful resources.

What services are available for my child/youth?

There are many services available for children/youth with mental health issues. Your child/youth may benefit from one or more of the following programs and services. 

What services are available for adults (over age 18)? 

There are many services available for adults with mental health issues. You or a loved one may benefit from one or more of the following programs and services. 

What services are available for seniors? 

There are many services available for seniors with mental health issues. You or a loved one may benefit from one or more of the following programs and services. 

Mental Health works collaboratively with Primary Care, Home Care, the Geriatric Program, in-patient psychiatric units and family physicians and includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social work and psychiatry. Mental Health Services are available across PEI by referral through an individual or a health care provider. For more information, contact Community Mental Health.

What support is offered for families? 

Many programs and services include support and resources for family members as they are an important part of an individual’s mental health journey. Families may also be referred to the Prince Edward Island Bridge Model for additional support.

What community resources can I also access?

There are many community organizations that offer mental health programs, services and supports to Islanders across the province. 

What if I need help with an addiction?

Health professionals from Mental Health Services and Addiction Services work closely together so that you will receive the most appropriate care for your needs.
 

Published date: 
June 28, 2019
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