After Suicide Support Group
This group offers one-to-one support, as well as group support for adults and young adults ages 16 to 24 that have been affected by suicide. They provide information on suicide to various community organizations as well
AlAnon / AlAteen
A non-professional self-help recovery program based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous with the single purpose of helping families and friends of alcoholics (whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not).
8th Floor Bessborough Hotel Phone 306-665-3838 (24 hours)
601 Spadina Crescent East Website: www.sk-alanon.sk.ca
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3J6
Alcoholics helping one another recover from alcoholism, using the 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. The only requirement is a desire to stop drinking
311 – 220 – 3rd Avenue South Phone: 306-665-6727
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1M1 Website: www.aasaskatoon.org
Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program
Information, education and encouragement for individuals based on cognitive behavioural approach. Can be self-referral or by a health care professional.
Brief and Social Detox (Larson House)
Provides detoxification services for substance abuse. Self-referral is necessary.
201 Avenue O South Phone: 306-655-4195 (24 hours)
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2R6
Provides residential addiction programming for adults, youth, and substance-affected individuals. Referral following assessment by an addiction counselor is required.
2003 Arlington Avenue Phone: 306-655-4500
Saskatoon, SK S7G 2H6
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Provides recreation and vocational counselling for adults with mental illnesses, resource materials on mental illnesses and mental health services, and a life skills employment program. Referrals to related agencies. Public awareness promotion.
They also offer Mental Health First Aid training which is a valuable two day course designed for anyone working with people who suffer from mental illness including high school teachers, police officers, work places, mental health support agency staff, and a variety of other people working with the public. Mental Health First Aid is provided to a person who is experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem or illness..
1301 Avenue P North Phone 306-384-9333
Saskatoon, SK S7L 2X1 Website: www.saskatoon.cmha.ca
Centralized Intake & Mental Health & Addictions Services
Point of entry to all services provided by all Community Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Rehabilitation/Residential Services to children, youth, and adults. Provides assessment, prioritization, interim support, and crisis intervention, when required. Provides information to community resources. Individuals or parents may be self-referred or referred by a healthcare practitioner. Mental Health and Addiction Services provides a range of inpatient and outpatient clinical services for clients of all ages who face mild, moderate, or severe mental health issues. Their team of professionals use a variety of helping strategies including individual, group and family therapies. At their Sturdy Stone location one on one addictions support and group support is also provided.
Centralized Intake (main number): 306-655-7777
Adult Services: Phone: 306-655-4100
Suite 156, 122 3rd Ave. North
Sturdy Stone Building
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H6
Children's Mental Health Services: Phone: 306-655-7800
715 Queen Street
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4X4
Youth Community Counseling: Phone: 306-655-7802
Community Addictions Services
Provides one on one and group supports for people dealing with addictions and chemical dependency issues.
Sturdy Stone Bldg. Phone: 306-655-7777
Suite 156 122 3rd Ave. North
Christian Counselling Services
Counselling available for marriage, family, individuals, addictions, stress, mediation, abuse, depression, parenting, career, co-dependency, women and seniors’ issues, and grief.
617 3rd Avenue North Phone: 306-244-9890
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2J8 Website: www.saskatoonccs.com
A self-help group for people who have a history of mental health problems or disabilities. They offer a drop-in activity centre which provides a casual employment program and informal recreational activities. They also have a meal program two times a day for a minimal cost.
135 Ave B South Phone: 306-655-4970
Saskatoon, SK S7M 1M2 Website: www.crocuscooperative.org
Depression Support Group
Informal group open to anyone struggling with depression and those who support them. They meet every Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the CMHA located 1301 Ave. P North in Saskatoon. No registration required
Drug Information for Consumers
They provide information to consumers about medications.
Website: www.druginfo.usask.ca Phone: 306-966-6378
Drug Plan & Extended Benefits
Call for information for any financial assistance that may be available for medication.
Family Service Saskatoon
Provides an array of counselling to individuals, couples, families, and groups. For more information or to register for programs, call the Intake Counselor.
Saskatoon Community Service Village Phone: 306-244-0127
102 – 506 – 25th Street East Website: www.familyservice.sk.ca
Friends and Relatives of People with Mental Illnesses (FROMI)
A support group for families, relatives and caregivers of people with mental illnesses. They provide a confidential, supportive network, as well as an educational component. Meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
W.A. Edwards Family Centre Phone: 306-249-0693 or 306-933-2085 or 306-242-7670
333 4th Avenue N Email: email@example.com
Across the street from Saskatoon Funeral Home
Joy of Jammin’ Mental Health Music Group
This program is open for all people affected by mental illness who have an interest in music. You don’t have to be a professional musician to join. If you play an instrument or sing feel free to join this worthwhile program. Please contact phone number listed below for meeting times and locations as this is subject to change.
Justice Community Support Program
The Justice Community Support Program is a new Provincial initiative that can assist clients who have both: a mental health impairment and a designation on the Serious Violent Offenders Response (SVOR) The Program is a joint initiative involving CMHA, Probation, Municipal Police Services, Crown Prosecutors, and RCMP. The Justice Community Support Program is intended to bridge the gaps that individuals fall through upon release into the community.
129-122 3rd Avenue North Phone: 306-933-3045
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H6 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lighthouse Supported Living
Provides supported living to people with emergency shelter, supported living, and affordable housing to those in need in Saskatoon.
304-2nd Ave South Phone: 306-653-0538
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1L1 Website: www.lighthousesaskatoon.org
McKerracher Centre Programs
Recovery Day Program offers a variety of drop-in groups to adults 18+ who have been affected by major mental illness (including addictions) and want to "live well". The groups enhance living skills and build on individual strengths, offer an opportunity to engage in focus activities and build on social connections in a safe, supportive environment. The Adult Family Program provides education groups and individual supports for families affected by someone else's mental illness, substance use, or gambling concerns. Residential Services facilitates the Mental Health Approved Homes Program in Saskatoon. The residents of these homes are persons who face serious challenges as a result of mental illness.
2302 Arlington Avenue Phone: 306-655-4590
Saskatoon, SK S7J 3L3 Website: www.saskatoonhealthauthority.ca
Mental Health Warrant through Provincial Court “Queen’s Bench Ministry of Justice”Saskatoon
If a person believes someone living with mental illness is a risk to themselves or someone else they can attempt to obtain a mental health warrant.
The court will want to know if the person affected is willing to get help.
Provide the court with information stating that you have offered to help the person affected but they have refused treatment.
Provide examples of deterioration of the individual’s health and ability to function.
State that the person has threatened suicide or displayed suicidal behaviour.
State the person affected has threatened harm to others in any form.
Take written documentation on the person’s behaviour with examples so you stay organized and focused.
If the court issues the mental health warrant the police have up to seven days to apprehend the individual. Once they apprehend the person they take them to Royal University Hospital emergency department. It is up to the psychiatrist at the emergency department or the person’s own psychiatrist whether the person will be admitted to the Dube Centre for Mental Health.
The court opens at 8:30 am but they advise family members to phone them first.
220-19th Street East Phone: 306-933-8080 (Janice) or 306-933-7658 (Sharon)
Mood Disorders Support Group
People with bipolar disorder, depression, and other related mental health problems meet at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm every Wednesday evening.
323-4th Ave South Phone: 306-979-3758 (Mike) or 306-717-3246 (Robin)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
A twelve step program that helps people with substance use issues.
Website: www.csana.org Phone: 306-652-5216
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder One on One Support
Provides information, education and support to individuals and family members who have been diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Opportunity is provided to share experiences and feelings with others who live with this illness.
510 – 5th Avenue North Phone: 306-933-0530
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2R2
Peer Support Program
Provided by people with their own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction challenges. Helps clients achieve a self-determined outcome or goal. Referrals made by Mental Health & Addictions Services staff on behalf of their clients. Call for more information.
Problem Gambling Line
Problem Gambling at Addiction Services
Provides support for people with gambling issues.
701 Queen St. Phone: 306-655-7777
Provides support for people living with PTSD Visit website for meeting times in your community.
Website: ptsdsaskatchewan.ca Phone: 306-290-9080
SAID Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability
The SAID program, designed in collaboration with members of the disability community, provides an income for persons with significant and long-term disabilities separate from the Saskatchewan Assistance Program (SAP). To be eligible to apply for SAID you must be a Saskatchewan resident, 18 years of age or older, lacking the financial resources to provide for basic needs, have a significant disability that: is likely to be of permanent or indefinite nature, either continuously or periodically for extended periods, substantially impacts daily living activities and requires the person to use an aid, device, or device animal or human supports.
Phone: 1-888-567-SAID (7243)
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Services
Provides 24-hour mobile crisis intervention, crisis counselling, and conflict management to individuals or families in distress or crisis.
103 – 506 25th Street East Phone: 306-933-6200
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7 Website: www.saskatooncrisis.ca
Saskatoon Community Clinic
A multi-disciplinary, cooperative health clinic which offers primary health care, health promotion activities, and community development programs. Primary health care services include physicians, nutritionist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, counselors, community health nursing, pharmacy, and others.
455 – 2nd Avenue North Phone: 306-652-0300
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2C2 Website: www.saskatooncommunityclinic.ca
Saskatoon Housing Coalition
This program offers a range of residential accommodations (group homes/apartment buildings) and support services for individuals who have a mental health diagnosis. The focus is on supporting the individual to live independently.
319 Camponi Place Phone: 306-655-4979
Saskatoon, SK S7M 1E9 Website: www.saskatoonhousingcoalition.ca
Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan
Partnership Program & “Stigma Busters” (Stories of Recovery from Mental Illness)
The Partnership Program is a public awareness program designed to reduce the stigma associated with schizophrenia and related disorders and to promote recovery from mental illness. They give presentations at high schools, elementary schools, the University of Saskatchewan, SK Polytechnic, to police officers, hospitals, drug and alcohol rehab centres, and many other places. People directly affected by schizophrenia and related psychosis including bipolar disorder, and depression present with family members of those with mental illness and health professionals as a team. Contact Curtis for further details.
230 Ave R South Room 220 Phone: 306-374-3220 (Curtis)
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2Z1 Website: www.schizophrenia.sk.ca
Strengthening Families Together
A support group for family members that are supporting relatives with mental illness. Contact Gloria for further details and meeting times.
Your Recovery Journey Program
A support group for people with the lived experience of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder and depression. The program assists people to plan their recovery from mental illness. Contact Gloria for further details and meeting times.
The Rec Group
Provides recreational activities for people directly affected by schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder and depression. Contact Gloria for further details and meeting times.
Tobacco Cessation Program
Provides support for people wanting to quit smoking.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 306-655-7777
Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia
Provides support for family members and people directly affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementia.
1405 Faulkner Crescent Phone: 306-683-6322
Saskatoon, SK S7L 3R5 Website: www.alzheimer.ca/sk
Autism Services of Saskatoon
Provides support for family members and people directly affected by Autism.
609-25th Street East Phone: 306-665-7013
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0L7 Website: www.autismservices.ca
Partners Program Canadian Council Rehabilitation & Work (Federal Program)
Provides support for people with seeking employment. They work directly with clients developing resumes, job skills, and provide counseling services in areas of employment.
1705 McKerrcher Drive Phone: 306-651-7177
Saskatoon, SK Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Family Services
Regardless of religious affiliation, anyone in the community may receive assistance here in times of stress. Individual, couple, and family counselling is available.
Saskatoon Community Service Village Phone: 306-244-7773
200 – 506 – 25th Street East Website: www.cfcsaskatoon.sk.ca
Provincial health line with nursing staff that can answer your medical questions 24 hours a day
Saskatchewan Abilities Council
Provides rehabilitation programs, employment programs and numerous services for people with disabilities.
2310 Louise Avenue Phone: 306-374-4448
Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7 Website: www.abilitiescouncil.sk.ca
Saskatchewan Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured
Provides a day program for the brain injured.
#5-501 45th Street East Phone: 306-373-3050
Saskatoon, SK S7L 5Z9 Website: www.sarbi.ca
Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association Saskatoon
Provides supports to those directly affected by brain injury and their families.
230 Ave R South Room 421 Phone: 306-373-1555
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2Z1 Website: www.sbia.ca
Saskatoon Housing Authority
Helps people with affordable and safe housing.
525- 24th St. East Phone: 306-668-2700
Saskatoon Sexual Assault Centre
Provides services and counseling for people affected by sexual assault.
201-506 25th Street East Phone: 306-244-2294
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7 Website: www.saskatoonsexualassaultcentre.com
White Buffalo Youth Lodge
Multi-purpose centre, in partnership with the City of Saskatoon, the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and the Métis Nations. A variety of social, health, recreation, and educational programming is offered. Addiction counselling and social and emotional help is available.
602 20th Street West (White Buffalo Lodge) Phone: 306-653-7676
Saskatoon, SK S7M 0X7 Website: www.sktc.sk.ca
Last updated: May 2, 2018