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.
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