In 2011 Jamie and Yolanda Cameron’s 16 year old son Wes died by suicide. After Wes’s death his parents created Wes foryouthonline.ca. They wanted young people to know that it’s ok to have problems and that it’s ok to ask for help. Wes foryouthonline.ca offers an online safe place where teens can get free one on one counselling from mental health counsellors. Their web site provides resources for teens and parents concerning life issues and mental and emotional wellness. At Wes foryouthonline.ca you will find more information about this valuable resource for youth aged 13 to 19 in Grey, Bruce and surrounding areas.
The Canadian Mental Health Association offers services and support to anyone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness or is experiencing symptoms of mental illness. Support and education is also available for family members of people who are experiencing a mental health crisis. To find out more about the programs they offer click on the following link Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce A mental health helpline is available in Grey and Bruce to serve people in distress or crisis. The mental health crisis number in Grey & Bruce is 1-877-470-5200.