RESOURCE LIST

CANADA WIDE:

General Mental Health Resources

Crisis Services Canada

1-833-456-4566 or 416-915-4566 (Text: 45645)

Canadian Crisis Hotline

1-888-353-2273

Kids Help Phone (Also serving adults)

Text “CONNECT” to 686868 or chat at https://kidshelpphone.ca/live-chat/

Better Help

www.betterhelp.com (online access to professional counsellors; web, iPhone and Android)

The Lifeline App

www.thelifelinecanada.ca (phone, chat, text, and email crisis support, e-counselling)

Big White Wall Canada

www.bigwhitewall.ca (anonymous peer support community)

Anxiety Canada

https://www.anxietycanada.com (information on anxiety in general as well as COVID-19 coping)

Disaster Distress Helpline

Call 1-800-985-5990 and TTY 1-800-846-8517 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

Additional Canada Wide Resources

The Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport: https://www.ccmhs-ccsms.ca/mental-health-resources-1

Wellness Together Canada: https://wellnesstogether.ca/en-CA

AbilitiCBT: http://www.myicbt.com

Domestic Violence Resource: Ending Violence Association of Canada

Canadian Mental Health Association 

 

COVID-19 SPECIFIC RESOURCES

FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Canadian Psychological Association

Canadian Psychological Association: List of psychologists volunteering time for front-line workers (by province): https://cpa.ca/corona-virus/psychservices/

Blue Cross: Connect Now

Call 204-786-8880 or 1-800-590-5553 (toll free) 

Canadian Society for Physician Leaders

Ensuring Our Own Wellbeing as We Care for Others During the COVID-19 Crisis: https://physicianleaders.ca/bulletin1.html

Healthcare Toolbox

American Psychological Association (American Resource)

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS

Healthcare Toolbox

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Kids Health and Dr. Jennifer Pendley 

Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child & Youth Mental Health

Mindheart, Manuela Molina: COVIBOOK

Supporting and reassuring Children Around the World https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Child Mind Institute 

Mental Health Commission of Canada (Caregivers-what to expect and how to cope)

GENERAL PUBLIC

Blue Cross

Valley Centre for Counselling 

Dr. Andrew Miki, Starling Minds, CA-CBT

Mind Control: Online Course

Managing your Mental Health During COVID-19: University of Toronto (Dr. Steve Joordens): online course https://www.coursera.org/learn/manage-health-covid-19?

Canadian Psychological Association 

Psychology Works Fact Sheet: Psychological Impact of COVID-19: https://cpa.ca/psychology-works-fact-sheet-psychological-impacts-of-the-coronavirus-covid-19/

Resources: https://cpa.ca/corona-virus/

List of psychologists volunteering time for front-line workers (by province): https://cpa.ca/corona-virus/psychservices/

Canadian Red Cross

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

potential income support for those who stopped working because COVID-19: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html

INDIVIDUALS WITH ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tool for Addiction (re: alcohol use)

Yale (re: substance use)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

Videos, podcasts, and guided meditations on working effectively with corona-related distress: https://www.tenpercent.com/coronavirussanityguide

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA): Tips and Resources https://adaa.org/finding-help/coronavirus-anxiety-helpful-resources

 

International Society for Traumatic Stress: COVID-19 Resources: https://istss.org/public-resources/covid-19-resources

 

Perinatal COVID-19 Resources: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/pregnancy-advise-mothers.html

 

Provincial/Territorial Crisis Lines & COVID-19 Resources

Note: For area/region specific crisis lines in each province visit: crisisservicescanada.ca\

Note: Not all provinces have COVID-19 specific resources available at this time

MANITOBA

Manitoba Government 

free online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for people struggling to cope with COVID-19:

https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/bewell/index.html

Manitoba Psychological Society 

Manitoba Suicide Prevention & Support Line

1-877-435-7170 
reasontolive.ca

Klinic Crisis Line (24/7)

1-888-322-3019
klinic.mb.ca

MB Farm, Rural and Northern Support

1-866-367-3276 
online crisis chat: supportline.ca 

Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba

Other MB Provincial Crisis Line Services can be found at: 
https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/mh/crisis.html 

SASKATCHEWAN

Saskatchewan Government

Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit

Regina Mobile Crisis Services - Suicide Line (24/7)

Saskatoon Mobile Crisis (24/7)

306-933-6200

NorthEast Crisis Line (24/7)

1-800-611-6349

BRITISH COLUMBIA

BC Government

Crisis Line Association of BC

1800SUICIDE (24 hours): 1-800-784-2433 310

 

Mental Health Support (24 hours): 310-6789

KUU-US Aboriginal Crisis Line

Toll Free (24 hours): 1-800-588-8717

 

Adult/Elders Crisis Line (24 hours): (250) 723-4050

 

Child/Youth Crisis Line (24 hours): (250) 723-2040

Youthspace.ca (Need2 Suicide Prevention, Education & Support)

Youth Text (6pm-12am): (778) 783-0177

 

Youth Chat (6pm-12am): www.youthspace.ca

ONTARIO

Ontario Public Health

All of Eastern Ontario Crisis Line

Crisis Line

Bilingual Toll Free: 1-866-996-0991

Bilingual Crisis Line: (613) 722-6914

 

Northern Ontario Crisis Line

Talk4Healing

Toll Free: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)

Ottawa and Region Crisis Line

Distress Centre Ottawa & Region

Crisis Line: (613) 238-3311

Toronto Crisis Line

Toronto Distress Centre

Crisis Line: (416) 408-4357

Survivor Support Program: (416) 595-1716

 

QUEBEC

Government of Quebec

Crisis Lines

Association québécoise de prévention du suicide

Sans frais (24h/24): 1-866-APPELLE (277-3553)

 

NEW BRUNSWICK

Government of New Brunswick

Crisis Lines

Chimo Helpline

Provincial Helpline Toll Free (24 hours): 1-800-667-5005 Fredericton Area (24 hours): 450-HELP (4357)

 

NOVA SCOTIA

Crisis Lines

Provincial Crisis Line

Operated by Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Toll Free (24 hours): 1-888-429-8167

General Inquiries: (902) 429-8167

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Canadian Mental Health Association 

General Inquiries: (902) 566-3034

Island Help Line

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

Mental Health Crisis Centre

Toll Free (24 hours): 1-888-737-4668

Crisis Line: (709) 737-4668

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Crisis Lines

NWT Help Line

Toll Free (7pm-11pm): 1-800-661-0844

NUNAVUT

Awareness Centre

Crisis Line (24 hours): (867) 982-0123

Nunavut & Nunavik (Arctic Quebec)  

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

Toll Free (7pm-11pm): 1-800-265-3333

Crisis Line (7pm-11pm): (867) 979-3333