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COVIDwithKIDS

A TOOLKIT FOR COPING WITH KIDS AT HOME DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

MENTAL HEALTH & CRISIS RESOURCES

MENTAL HEALTH AND COVID-19

Canadian Mental Health Association

Children's Mental Health Ontario

Resource List: Strengthening Mental Health and Wellness During COVID-19 by the Ontario Hospital Association

Ementalhealth.ca  by Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Includes a directory of mental health services and organizations, information sheets, screening tools, an events calendar, and the latest mental health news.

Articles and FAQs: Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Topics: Coping with Stress and Anxiety, Quarantine and Isolation, and Stigma and Prejudice

 

Article: How to support those around you by Be There

Resource List: TDSB mental health resource page
 

Tool: Headspace 

Free meditations for COVID-19

 

Tool: Calm

Free meditations 

Resource List: 15 Mindfulness and Relaxation Apps for Kids with Anxiety 

CRISIS AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Resources List: Immediate mental health services for children and families in Toronto

by SickKids

Resource List: Emergency services for families in Toronto

by Skylark
 

“Phone-in” Walk-in Service

by Skylark 

Kids Help Phone

Yorktown Child and Family Services

Phone counseling sessions

Big White Wall

A free, online mental health and wellbeing service that helps people who are dealing with everyday stressors or major life events.  Available 24/7/365.

 

Good2Talk

Good2Talk provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario and Nova Scotia. This hotline is also free.

Toronto Distress Centre

GTA: 416-408-4357 (HELP)

Emotional support service for those with chronic mental health problems; Support & crisis intervention services for those currently experiencing distress or in crisis; Family violence response; Suicide prevention services; Emergency intervention and response

 

Crisis Text Line

Canadians text “686868”

Free and available 24/

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