Getting Help

If you would like to speak to a Halton Public Health Nurse for support in parenting, dial 311 or email your question or concern to

The services listed below are available in Halton Region to help you and your loved ones. Each provider has a different approach and methods so it is important for you to read the information on their home pages and decide which approach is right for you.

logo-e714d21deaf0f295819072f318170ae8Halton Alcohol Drug & Gambling Assessment Prevention and Treatment Services  (ADAPT) – 905-693-4250

Sometimes it’s hard to know if involvement with drugs and/or alcohol has become a concern. If you are wondering about your own or someone else’s use, you can contact ADAPT. Services are free and confidential to young people, parents, partners, adults and seniors. For more information click here to visit the Halton ADAPT website.

FAST logoFamily Adolescent Straight Talk (F.A.S.T.) -

Click here to visit the F.A.S.T. website.

Other resources include:

Kids Help Line – 1-800-668-6868

Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous and confidential phone and on-line professional counselling service for youth. 24/7. 365 days a year.

Information on drug and alcohol counseling across Ontario – 1-800-565-8603

Government of Ontario toll-free confidential, anonymous 24 hour hotline. An online directory of organizations working with youth in Ontario is available through the Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) – 1-800-463-6273

An anonymous toll free telephone line that provides information and support to individuals, family or friends affected by drug and alcohol addictions.