Our Health: Resources and Support

For general mental health support: Canadian Mental Health Association: https://cmha.ca/

If you are a youth (29 and under), you may visit Youthline for support by text, chat, or email: https://www.youthline.ca/
Or Kids Help Phone: https://kidshelpphone.ca/, 1-800-668-6868
Or AlterHeros in Montreal: https://alterheros.com/, 438-830-4376
Or view the following resource hub: https://jack.org/covid

If you are trans, you can contact Trans Lifeline’s Hotline for support: 1-877-330-6366
Or ATQ (https://atq1980.org/, 1-855-909-9038 #1) and Trans Outaouais (https://www.transoutaouais.com/, 1-888-872-6707) in Quebec

If you are Indigenous, you may contact the Hope for Wellness Helpline: 1-855-242-3310, https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/
National, toll-free 24/7 crisis call line providing support for anyone who requires emotional assistance related to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: 1-844-413-6649
Or view additional COVID-19 resources at: https://www.afn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/MW-and-COVID_Factsheet__RED_Fe.pdf

If you are a refugee, you may contact Rainbow Refugee: https://www.rainbowrefugee.com/
Or Rainbow Railroad: https://www.rainbowrailroad.org/

If you are BIPOC, you may contact Across Boundaries: https://www.acrossboundaries.ca/2slgbtq-1, (416) 787-3007 ext. 222

If you have experienced domestic or relationship violence, you may find these resources helpful:
https://endingviolencecanada.org/getting-help/ (national directory)
https://metoomvmt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/MeToo-COVID-Response_TOOLKIT.pdf (resource)
http://www.sosviolenceconjugale.ca/ (in Montreal)

The following resources and services may also be helpful

Egale Canada: LGBTQI2S Mental Health Tips during the COVID-19 Pandemic (directory) https://egale.ca/awareness/lgbtqi2s-mental-health-tips-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Interligne (Montreal-based, bilingual help and information line)
https://interligne.co/, 514-866-0103

Forward Together, We Keep Each Other Safe: A Guide By and For Black, Indigenous, Latinx, POC and LGBTQ Communities Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic (resource)

Canada Suicide Prevention Service (for everyone): 1-833-456-4566

Crisis Services Canada (directory to local resources)

The LifeLine Canada Foundation (directory to local resources)

Certified Listeners (online support service)

Wellness Together Canada
For immediate support, text WELLNESS to 741741

Le centre de crise de Québec (crisis line)
http://centredecrise.com/, 418-688-4240

Suicide Action Montréal (crisis line)
https://suicideactionmontreal.org/, 1-866-277-3553

Anxiety Canada (resource)

Bounce Back (resource)
https://bouncebackontario.ca/, 1-866-345-0224

Resources in Additional Languages

El Centro para Gente de Habla Hispana (The Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples): 647-563-4201, http://www.spanishservices.org/es/

Sherbourne Health (Toronto): 416-324-4109,
If you are trans: Trans Lifeline’s Hotline for support: 1-877-330-6366

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Our Health: Resources and Support
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