Understanding Depression

Depression is more than just being sad. It is a medical disorder that can affect a person's mental health, physical health, and behaviour.


Understanding Suicide and Suicide Prevention

Suicide is preventable if we talk about it.

The Ottawa Police strives to be a part of the solution in removing the stigma of mental health and for those in crisis who need help now. If you or someone you know someone in need of help, start the conversation. Along with our many partners in Ottawa, we're here to help.


Understanding Substance Abuse and Mental Health


Understanding Self Harm

"Cutting is the most common form of self-injury among today's youth." - Center for Addiction and Mental Health

Abuse and Mental Health

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