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Sault Ste. Marie Public Library

Health & Wellness

Are you looking for information about mental and physical health but don’t know where to start? Try using our online catalogue to find materials that the library has available, or use some of the resources linked below. If you still can’t find what you are looking for, feel free to submit a question to our staff and we will help you find what you are looking for.


General Health & Wellness
Use the links below to find health and wellness information from local and national health agencies.
 

Algoma Public Health (APH) Health Canada
Canadian Mental Health Association Group Health Centre
Ontario Ministry of Health Sault Area Hospital

Drugs and Alcohol
Teens and youth know all too well how easy and common it is to come in contact with drugs and alcohol. If you need resources to help you through your current or past experience, there are several sources below to use for help.
 

Disease and Illness
Your health is an important thing, but sometimes things happen that are out of your control. The resources below can help provide enlightenment and information on some issues you might be experiencing.

Exercise and Nutrition
Keeping your body in shape is important; it helps you feel better and perform at your best! You’ll find a couple resources below to help you keep fit, eat well, and maintain a healthy body and mind.

Sex and Sexuality
Teenaged years are ones of experimentation and discovery, but it’s important to make sure you conduct everything safe and smart. Below you’ll find resources for keeping safe and how to manage certain situations.

Emergency Services and Crisis Response Phone Numbers

24-Hour Crisis Response 1-800-721-0077
Algoma Public Health Parent-Child Information Line 705-541-7101 or 1-888-537-5741
BroTalk (for teenage boys) 1-866-393-5933
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Mobile Crisis Response 705-759-1230
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 1-888-310-1122
Regional “WARM” Line 1-866-856-9276
Sault Area Hospital Crisis Services 705-759-3398
Sault Ste. Marie Police (Non-Emergency Calls) 705-969-6300
Sexual Assault Helpline 1-800-205-7100
Suicide Hotline 1-800-784-2433
Talk 4 Healing for First Nations Women 1-855-554-HEAL
TeleHealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000
 

Hospital, Clinic, and Other Services in Sault Ste. Marie
 

Algoma Family Services 705-945-5050
Algoma Public Health Sexual Health Services 705-541-7100
Canadian Mental Health Association 705-759-0458
Family Medicine and Drop in Centre (Market Mall) 705-256-8585
Group Health Centre Same Day Clinic/Walk in 705-759-5525
Sault Area Hospital Emergency Line 705-759-3434 ext. 5420
Sault Area Hospital Walk-in 705-759-3434 ext. 5277
Sault Clinic (Station Mall) 705-450-1715
Women in Crisis 705-759-1230