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COVID-19: Mental Health Resources

COVID-19: Mental Health Resources

March 21, 2020

With the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, many Canadians are struggling with uncertainty, worry, anxiety, and stress about the health and safety of their loved ones, and how their work and personal lives may be disrupted.

Below are some resources to help manage your mental health and to respond to anxiety.

Updated: March 24, 2020

General Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Government of Canada

Has COVID-19 affected your mental health? Here are some tips that could help
Sunnybrook Health Services

How to protect your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to support student mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
School Mental Health Ontario

Maintaining mental health and mindfulness during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health (COVID-19)
Public Health Sudbury & Districts

Seven tips for staying grounded as the world grapples with COVID-19: U of T expert
University of Toronto

Tips for managing anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic
Globe and Mail

Provincial and Territorial Resources


Mental Health Resources
Alberta Health Services

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health
Alberta Health Services

Coping and Connection for Children & Families During COVID-19
Alberta Health Services

British Columbia

Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions

Mental Health Resources
HealthLink BC

  • 310Mental Health Support – 310-6789 (no area code needed)

Mental Health Digital Hub
Government of British Columbia


Mental Health and Addictions
Government of Manitoba

New Brunswick

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health

CHIMO Helpline – 1-800-667-5005

Additions and Mental Health
Department of Health

Newfoundland and Labrador

Mental Health and Addictions
Department of Health and Community Services

  • Mental Health Crisis Line – 1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668

Northwest Territories

NWT Community Counselling Program
Department of Health and Social Services

Nova Scotia

Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority

  • Mental Health Crisis Line – 1-888-429-8167


Mental Health
Department of Health

Kamatsiaqut Helpline


Mental Health Services
Government of Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Supporting your Child or Youth through COVID-19: A Parent and Caregiver’s Guide

Mental Health and Addictions Services


Stress, Anxiety and Depression Associated With the Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease
Government of Quebec

Mental Health Resources
Government of Quebec

Info-Social 811


Mental Health and Addiction Services
Government of Saskatchewan


Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services
Health & Social Services

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