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Wellness Resources

In crisis?

  • For mental health emergencies call 911 if you are in urgent need of medical support.
  • For mental health crisis, call COAST at 1.866.550.5205 ext. 1

These are unprecedented times and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and many people are feeling a high level of uncertainty, anxiety and stress because of it. It's so important to take care of ourselves and loved ones, acknowledge the affects  these impacts are having, have open conversations about them and seek out support for our mental health.

Find a selection of resources, programs and services relating to mental health and wellness. Excerpts were sourced from the corresponding websites of the organizations, agencies and businesses offering the resources. 

  • Mental Health and Wellness in First Nations and Inuit Communities

    Access programs and services to improve mental health.

    If you're experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, contact the toll-free Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1.855.242.3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Programs and Services

  • Government of Canada Mental Health Resources

    Learn about mental health, mental illness and related services in Canada.

    Mental Mealth and Wellness

  • Canadian Centre for Occupation Health and Safety

    Everyone at the workplace has a shared responsibility for safety and health, and that includes mental health. Discover tools to help support your mental health efforts in creating a space where workers feel safe, respected, and valued.

    Learn More

  • Canadian Mental Health Association

    Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara branch, has been providing mental health programs and services to assist individuals 16 years and older with their short and long-term mental health goals for more than 50 years.

    Niagara CMHA

    Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada.

     Visit CMHA

  • Distress Centre Niagara

    24 hour telephone support in the Niagara Region.

    For immediate help in the Niagara Region please call our 24 hour crisis line:

    • St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area – 905-688-3711

    Learn More

  • InCommunities

    Connecting people with services.

    Learn More

  • Ontario Government Mental Health, Wellness and Addictions Support

    Find information about programs that may be right for you based on your mental health and addictions needs, and the type of support that you prefer. 

    Learn More

  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

    The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in its field. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.

    CAMH provides a wide range of clinical care services for patients of all ages and families, with Access CAMH as your centralized point of contact.

    Learn More

  • Mental Health in the Workplace

    Because Canadians spend much of their waking hours at work, promoting good mental health in the workplace is important. Learn how promoting mental health at work can benefit you and how to promote it in the workplace.

    Resources

  • BDC Well Being Resources for Entrepreneurs

    The Business Development Bank of Canada offers a collection of resources featuring a range of services for mental health and well-being.

    Resources

  • Not 9 to 5

    Not 9 to 5 is a non-profit organization empowering hospitality, food and beverage service workers by mobilizing education and support for mental health and substance use. Not 9 to 5 promotes harm reduction practices and helps to connect the hospitality workforce to mental wellness resources. We love real talk but loathe judgement and stigma.

    Resources

  • MindBeacon

    During COVID-19, MindBeacon’s Therapist Guided Program is available free to Ontario residents thanks to funding by the Government of Ontario.

    MindBeacon's Therapist Guided Program is based in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). With more than 40 years of research and practice, CBT is an excellent long-term solution for those suffering from mood and anxiety disorders.

    It’s a skills-building approach to therapy, helping you develop resiliency and coping skills to better manage your mental health concerns. It consists of readings, exercises and activities that will help you learn and practice those new skills.

    Learn More about the Therapist Guided Program

  • Wellness Together Canada

    Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.

    Get Started

  • BounceBack

    BounceBack is a free program from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) that helps you build skills to improve your mental health.

    Learn More

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