Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: BeSafe App

Record #: OAK0252
Last Full Update: 29 May 2023

Contact Information

Crisis Phone Call 9-1-1 in emergencies 
For non-emergency situations contact: 
* 16 yrs and over, COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team) at 1-877-825-9011 
* 17 yrs and under, ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) at 905-878-9785
E-Mail besafeapp@mindyourmind.ca
Website besafeapp.ca
Social Media Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Andrew Needham, Community Information Database Assistant, Oakville Public Library; Email: andrew.needham@oakville.ca
Alternate Contact Melanie McGregor, Specialist, Health Promotion and Advancement, Canadian Mental Health Association - Halton Region Branch; Email: MMcgregor@cmhahrb.ca

Agency Information

Funding Grants - CMHA Halton Region Branch ; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

An online app developed by a team of youth, mindyourmind, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and other partners

  • Allows users to create a digital safety plan
  • informs users about mental health and addiction resources in their local community
  • directs users to the best options for their needs through a decision-making aid
  • creates a personal 'get help script' that helps users find the words to reach out
  • empowers the user to reach out safely

Halton resources maintained by the Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition, CMHA Halton and Halton Information Providers


App available Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up

Download the app through your app store, or visit website

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address

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