Help is here

If you're thinking about suicide or this is a mental health emergency,
call 9-1-1 immediately.

 

CRISIS SUPPORT

 

Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a Crisis Responder

The first-ever 24/7 FREE nationwide texting service providing support in Canada. 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.

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

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

LOCAL SUPPORT
(Newfoundland)

 

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line

1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668

The Mental Health Crisis Line is a free, confidential service for individuals, family and friends.  The crisis line is province-wide, 24 hours a day.

Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator

1-877-999-7589 or (709) 752-3916

Are you having difficulty navigating the system or connecting with a service? Our Navigator is a central point of contact for individuals, family members and stakeholders throughout the province to:
 

  • Problem solve so that you can figure out next steps

  • Consider options and find the right mental health or addiction service

  • Get help in making connections

CHANNAL Peer Support WARMLINE

1-855-753-2560 or (709) 753-2560

The WARMLINE is open 7 days a week, 11am to 11pm.

Website coming soon!

ONLINE SUPPORT

 

A Canadian online therapy platform offering video mental health counseling from the comfort of your home.

A Canadian online healthcare option with a mission to provide timely and convenient access to doctors and other healthcare providers – so that you can feel better, faster.

The Lifeline Canada Foundation is dedicated to Positive Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. The LifeLine App is the National free Suicide Prevention and Awareness App that offers access and guidance to support for those suffering in crisis and those who have suffered the devastating loss of a loved one from suicide.

MINDFULLNESS
SUPPORT

 

The Centre for Mindfulness Studies is committed to making mindfulness-based mental health services available to everyone. It is the leading professional development and service delivery organization for mindfulness-based interventions in Canada.

Mindfulness Apps

Improved cognition, stronger attention spans and stress reduction are just a few of the proven benefits of practicing mindfulness. Two apps that provide guided mindfulness and meditation exercises that vary in length and focus areas we recommend are Headspace and Calm.


This free e-book called "Fuck Depression" is full of great tips and tools on how to battle depression but also your overall mental health. It includes a number of scientifically proven ways to help you to get through the shit times, with a sprinkling of ‘honest’ language.

ADDITIONAL
RESOURCES

 

A New Kitchen Culture

Mental Health & Sobriety in the Restaurant Industry — Open Table

Chef David McMillan

Read or listen to David talk about substance use, sobriety and support in the restaurant industry — The Splendid Table.

A society where mental health is prioritized and free of stigma and prejudice. Promotes awareness of anxiety disorders and increases access to proven resources. Developers of the award-winning free MindShift™ CBT app for iOS and Android.

RESEARCH AND
SUPPORT

 

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.

CMHA is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

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