Help Me - Montreal


Counselling & Development

Professional Counsellors, accredited Psychotherapists and Psychologists help Concordia students who are experiencing personal difficulties. They help you to clarify issues (e.g., alcohol and drug abuse, relationships, anxiety, depression, loneliness) and find effective ways of dealing with whatever obstacles are impeding your growth and success.

– Loyola -------------------------------------------------- 514-848-2424 x3555
– SGW ---------------------------------------------------- 514-848-2424 x3545

Applied Psychology Centre

The Applied Psychology Centre (APC) is the in-house training clinic of the Psychology Department. The APC provides therapy, counselling and assessment services to the local community. The following services are offered: (1) Therapy, psychological and school evaluations for children, adolescents, adults and families; (2) Neuropsychological evaluations for adults; (3) Psychological services Psychology Interns and Psychologist.

– Loyola -------------------------------------------------- 514-848-2424 x7550

Concordia Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A strictly voluntary, confidential counselling, referral and information service providing a broad range of services to employees and their immediate family. Through the EAP you can access The Concordia Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program (DARP). DARP can provide you with the support, counselling, treatment and care necessary to successfully manage your addictive behaviours and return to a healthy and productive life.

– Loyola -------------------------------------------------- 514-848-2424 x3667
– Or call ------------------------------------------ 1-800-387-4765 (English Services)
– Or call ------------------------------------------ 1-800-361-5676 (French Services)


Argyle Institute: Psychotherapy Services----------------------------------------------- 514-931-5629
Nonprofit organization that provides affordable Individual, Couple and Family
Therapy. Also has specialized Eating Disorders Team. Psychotherapy is provided
by Argyle Associates and supervised trainees with backgrounds in the mental health
professions. Multilingual service available.

CBT Clinic, Queen Elizabeth Health Complex --------------------------------------- 514-485-7772
The Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic provides treatment for anxiety disorders,
depression and stress related disorders. Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a symptom
focused time-limited treatment. The clinic staff are Psychologists and Counsellors.

Douglas Hospital ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-761-6131
Douglas Mental Health University Institute: Interdisciplinary teams provide
clinical services to all age groups in both French and English. Provide treatment
for: Anxiety, Depression, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia,
Schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis, Eating disorders, Bipolar disorders,
Behaviour disorders, Attention deficit disorders in children.

Face to Face Listening & Referral Centre --------------------------------------------- 514-934-4546
Specially trained volunteers provide listening and referral service. Free of charge.

Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal (Centraide) ------------- 514-527-1375
An autonomous bilingual agency. It gives free information on community resources
and directs persons seeking help in solving their problems (e.g., drugs and alcohol,
gambling) to the appropriate agency providing the service needed.

Jewish Family Services -------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-342-0000
Services designed to educate, support, and help families in the Jewish community
and the community at large.

Learning Associates of Montreal -------------------------------------------------------- 514-989-9360
Psychological and educational assessment of elementary and secondary students
and adults; remediation and diagnostic teaching; speech and language assessment;
support and reading groups for adults with learning disabilities. Non-profit organization.

McGill Counselling Clinic ----------------------------------------------------------------- 514-398-4641 or 514-398-4241
Children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing difficulties in an educational,
social, vocational or interpersonal context.

McGill Sexual Assault Centre ------------------------------------------------------------ 514-398-8500
The Sexual Assault Centre of McGill Students' Society (SACOMSS) is a volunteer
and student run organization at McGill University. They lend support to survivors of
sexual assault and their allies through our four branches: Crisis Intervention (CI),
the Accompaniment Branch, Support Groups, and the Outreach program.

Montreal Sexual Assault Centre --------------------------------------------------------- 514-934-4504
Medical assessment and treatment ( over 18); Counselling and emotional support ;
Legal information;Supportive care and attention, public education

Ordre des Psychologues ------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-738-1223
Provides a referral service for finding a psychologist in Quebec.

Pavillon Foster – Alcohol, Drug, and Gambling--------------------------------------- 514-486-1304
Rehabilitation centre for addictions. Inpatient and outpatient services. Free of charge.
Service delivered in English.

Université de Montréal - University Clinic of Psychology -------------------------- 514-343-7725
Clinical training and research facilities that provide services (low cost)
including psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, and
individual, couple, and family therapy. Service provided to general public.

UQAM - Centre de services psychologiques -------------------------------------------- 514-987-0253
Psychological services for adults, children, and adolescents.


Jewish General Hospital ------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-340-8222

Montreal Children’s Hospital ------------------------------------------------------------ 514-412-4449

Royal Victoria Hospital -------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-934-1934 x34284


Drugs and alcohol 24-hour hotline ------------------------------------------------------ 514-527-2626

Depressed Anonymous --------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-278-2130
French phone line 7days/ 8 to midnight

Gamblers Anonymous 24-hour hotline ------------------------------------------------- 514-527-0140

Pregnancy Help Line------------------------------------------------------------------------ 514-271-0554

SOS Marital Violence ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-873-9010 or 1-800-363-9010
Assistance for victims of domestic violence.

Suicide Action Montreal 24-hour hotline ----------------------------------------------- 514-723-4000

Tel-Aide 24-hour hotline ------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-935-1101
Listening service for people in distress.


Alcoholics Anonymous --------------------------------------------------------------------- 514-376-9230

Cocaine Anonymous ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 514-527-9999