Entry: And I'm a Bitch Tuesday, September 22, 2015

2015-09-22 03:36


You will now be routed to an agent.

Agent connected.

Agent: Thank you for contacting the Mental Health Helpline. This webchat is available for the residents of the province of Ontario, Canada. This is not a crisis service. If you are in crisis, call 911 or we can give you the local crisis number. How may I help you today?

Me: Hello

2015-09-22 03:37

Agent: hi how can i help you?

Me: I'm looking for a psychiatrist or therapist that does sliding scale

2015-09-22 03:39

Agent: i will need to get some basic information. age? gender and city?

Me: 28, F, Toronto

2015-09-22 03:41

Agent: typically there are psychiatrist connected to the hospital outpatient programs and you would not have to pay as ohip would cover it. i will need to know the hospitals closest to you?

Me: umm, i think centenary?

Agent: are you in north york?

2015-09-22 03:42

Me: no

Me: oh, scarborough general i guess would be the closest

[I legit had forgotten -- or more like subconsciously BLOCKED -- that hospital]

Me: my mother and grandfather died there tho. and i get bad anxiety being in that area

[Partially true, grandfather died there, mom was pretty much dead before being transported to there]

2015-09-22 03:44

Agent: scarborough general hospital does have a mental health outpatient program that you can connect to a pyschiatrist

Agent: do you want the contact information for there?

Me: no

2015-09-22 03:45

Me: can't i just google that anyway?

[Well, can't I]

2015-09-22 03:48

Agent: the cenetary does not have an outpatient program. toronto western does have an outpatient program. you can either have a doctor or yourself self-refer to the program. contact phone number is 416-603-5800 ext 5711

2015-09-22 03:49

Me: not very helpful. thanks for nothing

Disconnected by Client.

Chat started: 2015-09-22 03:39:36

Chat ended: 2015-09-22 03:51:45

Total time: 0:12:09

Ending session.


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