Doorways Walk-In Counseling Service – Eastern Health

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Back of Building 532
Pleasantville
St. John’s, NL

Tel: (709) 752-4903
Website: http://www.easternhealth.ca/WebInWeb.aspx?d=2&id=2349&p=2106

Mandate:

To offer single-session therapy services on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who feel they need to speak to someone right away.

Target population:

Men, women and children over the age of 12.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Service is provided by a team of Mental Health Clinicians, including Mental Health Social Workers, Nurses, Psychologists, and Addictions Counselors.
  • You will meet with a mental health clinician for a single session (approximately 1 hour) to address a mental health and/or addictions issue.
  • The following are some examples of what can be discussed:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Bullying
    • Coping
    • Grief/Loss
    • Addictions
    • Relationships Issues
    • Stress
  • Doorways is NOT an emergency service. Individuals experiencing a mental health crisis should proceed to the nearest hospital or emergency department.
  • No triage, no intake process, and no wait list. No formal assessment and no formal diagnostic process.
  • Offered at eight sites throughout the region. To view walk-in service locations and clinic hours, visit Eastern Health’s website.