Helpful Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Below are a list of resources with valuable information regarding mental wellness during this unusual and difficult time due to the global pandemic.

In a Crisis

List of Canadian Crisis Centre Numbers – National and Provincial – if you need someone to talk to immediately, crisis centre responders are there – any time – to listen and support you, without judgement – to keep you safe.

Mental Well-being

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health offers a range of FAQs, self-assessment tools, and tip sheets relevant to COVID-19.

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CAMH) offers tips to stay mentally well through these difficult times.

Canada’s National Defence department offers helpful tips on mental health and coping during COVID-19.

Mood Disorders Society of Canada has tips for managing mental health and COVID-19 related anxiety.

Stress & Anxiety

World Health Organization (WHO) has a downloadable PDF on coping with stress during COVID-19.

Mental Health Commission of Canada: Tips for managing COVID-19 anxiety

For Parents & Children

World Health Organization (WHO) has a downloadable PDF on helping children cope with stress during the pandemic.

Things to Do While Self-Isolating

Free resources and links to entertain while at home – a list assembled by the Canadian Red Cross