Health and Community Services

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.

To find DoorWays in your area:

  • Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a location near you.

Community Counsellors
Counsellors are available to support individuals who have mental health or substance use concerns as well as family/friends who are affected. If you are experiencing concerns related to any of the following:

Alcohol and Drugs
Anxiety and Stress
Mental Illness
Relationships
Smoking
Gender and Identity
Eating Disorders
Fear and Phobias
Grief and Loss
Depression
Parenting
Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse
Suicide
Anger
Family Issues
Gambling
or any other concern that is affecting your mental health and wellbeing, you may want to speak to a counsellor.

To find a counsellor near you:

  • www.bridgethegapp.ca External Link Icon Service Directory, or
  • Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number.

Eating Disorder Counselling – HOPE Program
Healthy Opportunities for People with Eating Disorders

The Hope Program is for you and your family if you are 15+ and have been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or other specified feeding and eating disorder. We are available to anyone in the province by phone and we are also at the Renata Elizabeth Withers Centre for Hope on Major’s Path in St. John’s so that you can begin your journey to wellness in a trusting, supportive environment.

  • Call us at 709-777-2041
  • Talk to a physician or health care provider. If the Hope Program is the best option for you, they can make a referral.
 
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