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Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: BeSafe App

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
Website besafeapp.ca
Social Media Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/besafeapp.ca/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/besafeapp_ca
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
Contact Form besafeapp.ca/index.php?pg=contact
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Melanie McGregor, Chair, Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition; Email: MMcgregor@cmhahrb.ca
Funding Grants - CMHA Halton Region Branch
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)
  • 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
App developed by a team of youth, mindyourmind, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and other partners 
 
Halton resources maintained by the Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition, CMHA Halton and Halton Information Providers
Hours Available Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up
Application Download app
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
 
View Google Map
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines
Service Categories Internet Information Resources ~ Mental Health Issues ; Internet Information Resources ~ Suicide Issues ; Suicide Prevention Programs

Agency Overview


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