Mobile Crisis Response Team

Mobile Crisis Response consists of teams of mental health counsellors/social workers and psychiatric nurses working with local police to respond to individuals in the community experiencing a mental health crisis.

The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCR) travels as a team to assist/intervene with a mental health-related crisis, in a person’s home or community. The team has significant experience in mental health. In addition, Mobile Crisis Response are able to accompany other health care providers in client/ patient community visits.

In the Labrador-Grenfell Health  region, Mobile Crisis Response services is available in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Sheshatshiu & Northwest River, and Labrador City & Wabush.

What is a mental health crisis?

A mental health crisis is any situation in which a person’s actions, feelings, and behaviours can lead to:

  • hurting themselves or others, and/or
  • put them at risk of being unable to care for themselves or function in the community in a healthy manner.

To access MCR services

  • Call 9-1-1
  • Call the 8-1-1 HealthLine
  • Call your local police detachment

Labrador City & Wabush
(709) 944-7602

Happy Valley-Goose Bay
(709) 896-3383

Sheshatshiu & North West River
(709) 497-8700