Supports Available

It is important to take care of your mental health during this pandemic.

During these uncertain times, we may be looking for information and advice on how to deal with stress and anxiety.  Below are some national resources with great tips on how to cope during this pandemic as well as some local organizations who are offering supports.  Some useful Apps and programs, recommended by Mental Health professionals are also available online. If you are thinking about suicide or are worried about someone who is, call the Crisis Services Canada national line: 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645. Or call Here 24/7 (locally) at 1-844-437-3247. If the risk is immediate, call 9-1-1.

 

Find some helpful tips for coping during COVID 19 provided by our national organizations:

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Canadian Mental Health Association

CAMH : The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

Free online/phone counselling services offered in the local community:

K-W Counselling Services or call 519-884-0000

Carizon Family and Community Services or call  519-743-6333

Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge and North Dumfries or call 519-621-5090

Information About Talking To Children About The Pandemic

 

Check out some apps and online services that are provided for peer support, developing coping strategies and meditation:

Woebot

Big White Wall

Insighttimer