If you are in crisis, or worried about harm to yourself or others in any way, we urge you to contact immediate support services. Call 911 if you are in immediate danger or need of urgent medical support.
With COVID-19 situation, Health Canada provides new resources to support you with wellness experts:
- Adults: Text WELLNESS to 741741.
- Indigenous people can also reach out to Hope for Wellness at 1-855-242-3310
We are going through unprecedented and unsettling times as the world wrestles with the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. It is more important than ever before to take care of your health and that of your loved ones.
These resources are intended to offer you a range of services on mental health and well-being. We hope that through them, you will be informed, educated, inspired and guided.
This list is not exhaustive. Content will be added over time. The descriptions are short excerpts from the companies' corporate websites and are listed in alphabetical order.
Mental health national resources
Wellness Together Canada provides tools and resources to help get Canadians back on track.
Find information about how the Government of Canada addresses mental health in the workplace and access resources, tools and services for organizations, managers and employees.
Mental health and COVID-19. Tips, coping strategies and resources for the public and health care workers.
Workplace has a shared responsibility for safety and health, and that includes mental health. Discover tools to help support your mental health effort
Learn about mental health, mental illness and related services in Canada.
Founded in 1918, the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada.
One of the Douglas Institute's missions is to prevent mental illness, support recovery, and contribute to destigmatizing mental illness.
Works with First Nations, Inuit, other federal departments, provincial and territorial partners to support healthy First Nations and Inuit individuals and communities.
Mental Health First Aid Canada’s COVID-19 Self-Care & Resilience Guide. Find helpful strategies and a template to create your own resilience plan.
These well-being services and solution providers offer paid digital wellness solutions for you and your employees. Each company has its own unique offering and price range, so please contact them directly to learn more.
A fully digital experience providing treatment through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with the one-on-one support of a dedicated therapist throughout the process.
Helping individuals to perform at their best and getting them access to health and wellness resources wherever they are, whenever they need it.
Offers phone and video mental health counselling using advanced technologies for intelligent matching, monitoring effectiveness, and eliminating geographical barriers.
The program helps people get support, to get better, more focused and become inward strong (3 months free offer).
Preventive Health Assessments, 24/7 virtual care support and specialists helps: Canadians be proactive about their health and the health of their families.
Provider of technology-enabled HR services that deliver an integrated approach to well-being by providing tools to support clients' mental, physical, and more well-being.
Many organizations offer support services for mental health and well-being. Each has its own unique programs and services, so please contact them directly to learn more.
Fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprises for two decades. They offer articles on mental health and well-being.
Training and support services needed for still-serving members, veterans, to successfully transition from service, explore second career options, to grow successful businesses.
Charity dedicated to helping individuals with mental health conditions achieve financial independence through self-employment or small business ownership.
General population including workforce
Jack.org is Canada’s charity that trains and empowers young leaders to revolutionize mental health.
Revivre is first and foremost an organization devoted to those affected by anxiety, depressive or bipolar disorders.
Theravive provides a regional listing of therapists.
The Conference Board of Canada
The Conference Board of Canada
World Economic Forum (Davos)
Experience lower stress, less anxiety, and more restful sleep with their guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, relaxing music and more.
Offers more than 500 asanas, 70 yoga programs, 500 guided yoga, pilates, and meditation sessions, plus the largest yoga pose library for people who suit yogis, from beginner to advanced.
An app to help you focus, breathe, be calm, perform at your best and get a better night’s rest through skills of relaxation, meditation and mindfulness.
Recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts. Meditating has never been this easy! Guided mindfulness programs help you discover meditation.
Well-being resources for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Podcasts and videos
Conversation with Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research, Workplace Productivity.
You may feel like you’re struggling to deal with the realities of life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic—whether it’s the direct impacts of the virus itself, or the financial stress of lost jobs, many are having a hard time.
This podcast shares candid stories from leaders who’ve been there.
An inspired entrepreneur shares his personal humbling journey and how he overcame his challenge with managing the pressure and stress from being an entrepreneur.
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert describes the transformative power of doing just that.
You're not at your best when you're stressed. Your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking yet.
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