HEALTH & WELLNESS

Kids Help Phone

Provide young people with 24/7 confidential mental health support needed during this difficult time.

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SKYLARK

 

A leading Toronto-based charity dedicated to children, young people and their families struggling with complex mental health and developmental needs.

Comprehensive range of high quality mental health promotion, intervention and treatment services help young people gain the confidence they need to become productive, contributing members in their communities.

Children's Aid Foundation of Canada

COVID-19 Youth Support Fund


Grants of up to $1000 for ANY person who aged out of the child welfare system across Canada ages 18-29 who's been financially impacted by this pandemic. Funds are intended to cover short-term needs while youth explore government or other supports, and can be used to cover expenses such as: housing costs like rent, food, household supplies, mental health counseling, technology support, and other emergency needs.

CAMH - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Mental Health and the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in its field.

CAMH offers outstanding clinical care, conducts groundbreaking research, provides expert training to health care professionals and scientists, develops innovative health promotion and prevention strategies, and advocates on public policy issues at all levels of government. 

BOUNCEBACK

 

Free skill-building program from Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), designed to help everyone age 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos.

BREATHE2RELAX

 

Sometimes you just need to breathe and remind yourself you are okay. Breathe2Relax is made for just that. Created by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, this app is a portable stress management tool that teaches users a skill called diaphragmatic breathing.

 

Breathe2Relax works by decreasing the body’s ‘fight-or-flight' stress response, making it a great option for people suffering from PTSD.

CRISIS SUPPORT

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Crisis Text Line

 

The first-ever 24/7 FREE nationwide texting service providing support in Canada. Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a Crisis Responder. Every text connects you to a real-life human trained to move from a hot moment to a cool calm one through active listening and collaborative problem-solving.

       Text HOME to 686868 in Canada

Crisis Services Canada 

 

Crisis Services Canada is a national network of existing distress, crisis and suicide prevention line services.

       Crisis Line 1-833-456-4566  or text 45645

DISTRESS CENTRES OF GREATER TORONTO

 

Canada’s oldest volunteer delivered crisis, emotional support and suicide prevention + intervention + postvention service agency provides 24-hour support, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to individuals at risk and at their most vulnerable.

       If you are In distress or need emotional support call 416.408.4357 or text 45645

CONNEX ONTARIO & MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE

 

Connex Ontario offers province-wide information and referral services for those experiencing mental health issues, drug or alcohol addiction.

       Helpline 1-866-531-2600

BEACON

Modern Mind Health

 

A free digital program for all Canadians – to support your mental well-being through the COVID-19 crisis.

COUNSELLING SERVICES IN TORONTO

Modern Mind Health

 

For further Toronto based counselling, mental health and crisis supports. 

YWELL VIRTUAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

YMCA

 

YWell will bring you strength in spirit, mind and body at home! Activities are designed for a variety of levels and can be done from the comfort of your home for FREE.

YGYM VIRTUAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

YMCA

 

a free healthy community program for young people and families across Canada! YGym is instructed by YMCA certified fitness instructors and features content based on YMCA Canada's Health & Fitness Programs and Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines.

CITY OF BRAMPTON - MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTS

Mental health supports and services provided my the city of Brampton. 

VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES 

A series of virtual activities youths can do from home! Including recreation, fitness, at-home art projects, wellness and technology meet-ups!