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 Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/besafeapp.ca
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
Email 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 
Printable resources 
* select Halton from list of Regions
Hours Available Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up
Application Download app 
* for iOS  
* for Android
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
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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