Chris Glover MPP, Spadina–Fort York

Government of Ontario

Mental Health Supports

Need immediate help?

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health or substance use emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of your local hospital.  

If you are not sure if it is an emergency, or just need to talk through the situation, consider reaching out to:

Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000

Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 or texting CONNECT to 686868

Mental Health TO at 1-866-585-6486 for free phone or video mental health counselling for infants, children, youth and families 

211 – call 2-1-1 or text 21166 (M-F 7am – 9pm) finding supports in the community such as food banks, housing and more.

Toronto Public Health – (416-338-7600) Up-to-date Covid-19 information for the City of Toronto

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto – (416-408-4357 or text 45645) 24/7 support, 365 days a year, for individuals in crisis

Assaulted Women’s Helpline – (1-866-863-0511 or text #SAFE (#7233) on Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus). Free, anonymous & confidential 24-hour helpline for women in Ontario experiencing any form of abuse.

Black Youth Helpline

What's Up Walk-In® | Mental Health Counselling

General Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health - Supports for post-secondary students and staff

COVID-19 Resources:

WELLNESS TOGETHER CANADA MENTAL HEALTH PORTAL- Government of Canada

RESOURCE HUB: MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC– Mental Health Commission of Canada

TIPS TO SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC– The Canadian Mental Health Association

HOW TO LOOK OUT FOR OUR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19– Jack.org

MENTAL HEALTH AND COVID-19– The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

CARING FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19– Mood Disorders Society of Canada

MULTICULTURAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES RELATED TO COVID-19- Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre

TAKING CARE OF MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19– Canadian Red Cross

COVID-19 RESOURCES AND TOOLS– St. John Ambulance Canada

MENTAL HEALTH AND CULTURAL SUPPORTS FOR INDIGENOUS CANADIANS- First Nations Health Authority (British Columbia focused)

WELLCAN DIGITAL RESOURCE HUB- Morneau Shepell

COPING WITH STRESS AND ANXIETY– The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

MANAGING ANXIETY THAT TURNS TO PANIC (VIDEO)– Dr. Joti Samra (MyWorkplace Health)

7 TIPS FOR MANAGING ANXIETY AND WORRY ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (VIDEO)– Dr. Joti Samra (MyWorkplace Health)

 

Resources for Kids

Helping Your Kids in Changing Times

Tips for Supporting Teens

Coping with Learning from Home
 

School Mental Health Ontario:

How to Support Your Child's Mental Health During Covid-19

How to Support Your Mental Health During Covid-19 (for students)

No Problem Too Big or Too Small

Self-Care 101 for Students

Reaching Out

What’s Up Walk-In 

Kids Help Phone – We're Here for You During Covid-19

Toronto Public Health – COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) -- Talking to Children about Covid-19 and Its Impact

Children's Mental Health Ontario -- Talking to Your Anxious Child about Covid-19

World Health Organization

Helping Children Cope with Stress during Covid-19

Coping with Stress during Covid-19

Covid-19 Youth Resource Hub

Wellness Together Canada provides tools and resources to help get youth back on track. These include modules for addressing low mood, worry, substance use, social isolation and relationship issues

Tip Sheet for youth with autism and intellectual disability

TDSB Mental Health & Well-being Resources

 

Resources for Students

Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health

High School Handout

No Problem Too Big or Too Small

Self-Care 101 for Students

Reaching Out

COVID-19 Response

Resources for Caregivers

Helpful Resources for Caregivers

For parents of Special Needs Children: Top 10 Strategies and Resources to Help Your and your Family Cope

Ontario Caregiver Organization: Website for young caregivers ages 15-25 offering information and resources that address their unique needs.

Evidence-informed, simple strategies for parents and staff to manage feelings of worry, stress, or sadness during difficult times. Coping Strategies for Caregivers

Coping: Well-Being Visuals through a Language Lens Resource Tip Sheet

School Mental Health Ontario -12 easy and fun mental health practices to try with your children at home (elementary and secondary students.) News and Updates - About Us

TDSB Mental Health & Well-Being YouTube Channel

Short Webinar Anxiety 101

Anxiety 101 Part 2   How  to Help Children and Teens Cope with Worry

Anxiety 101 Part 3 More Ways to Help Children and Teens Cope with Worry