After a formal and thorough review process, the MVMA Council is pleased to announce that our new Member and Family Assistance Program* will be provided by Homewood Health. The MVMA partnered with MAHTA for make this program available to MVMA members (general, public, associate and life members), MAHTA members and their family members.
Homewood Health has been delivering these services across Canada since 1979. They are known for their personal touch and exceptional level of clinical service delivery. This program from Homewood Health will include several services and will provide access to a full range of health and wellness services including:
Click here to view the Homewood Health information brochure.
For information on accessing the Homeweb site - click here.
Government of Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors - Listing of 24-hour crisis lines and crisis services by region.
Addictions Foundation of Manitoba - Provincial Adult Addictions Information Toll-Free Line - 1-855-662-6605
24 Hour Problem Gambling Helpline Toll Free - 1-800-463-1554 or Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
Alcoholics Anonymous Manitoba - 204-942-0126 In Winnipeg or Toll Free 1-877-942-0126 In Rural Manitoba
Narcotics Anonymous Manitoba - Winnipeg: (204) 981-1730 or Toll Free: (888) 811-3887
There are several agencies and services that offer mental health or help line services
Mental Health Services - Government of Manitoba - 204-788-6659
Canadian Mental Health Association - 204-982-6100
DrugRehab.com - Co-Occurring Disorders
People with co-occurring disorders, also referred to as dual diagnosis, have both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. These people require an integrated treatment plan that targets both illnesses at once. Mental illness can be classified as anything from minor cases of depression to severe impairments such as schizophrenia and PTSD. Of the 23 million Americans struggling with addiction, nearly 14 million also suffer from some form of mental illness, either stemming from or leading to substance abuse.
Klinic Crisis Line - (204) 786-8686 or 1-888-322-3019 or TTY (204) 784-4097
Manitoba Suicide Line - "Reason to Live" 1-877-435-7170 (1-877-HELP170)
Kids Help Phone (national line available to Manitoba Youth) 1-800-668-6868
Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line (204) 786-8631 or 1-888-292-7565 or TTY (204) 784-4097
Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services Phone line open 10 am to 9 pm - 1-866-367-3276
supportline.ca - online counselling
Domestic Violence Government of Manitoba - 1-877-977-0007 if you are not in immediate danger, but require information or assistance.
Manitoba in Motion - In motion is a provincial strategy to help all Manitobans make physical activity part of their daily lives for health and enjoyment.
Healthy Child Manitoba - Government of Manitoba - 1-877-945-4777
Manitoba Quits - 1-888-566-5864