Resources

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Finding the right information or support can be challenging. We’ve taken the time to curate a library of resources from trusted organizations across Canada to help.

These resources are intended to offer you a range of services and information 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.

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AbilitiCBT by LifeWorks

Get help on-the-go with AbilitiCBT’s programs, assisted by a professional therapist. Their programs help you better understand your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors so you’re empowered to make positive changes.

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Paid

BetterUp

Tap into your personal strengths and flourish at work with the support of a professional coach.

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Free

BounceBack®

A free program from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.

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Paid

Dialogue

Helping individuals to perform at their best and getting them access to health and wellness resources wherever they are, whenever they need it.

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Paid

Healing in Colour

A therapist directory designed to help BIPOC access therapy that supports healing and liberation.

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Paid

InkBlot Therapy

Offers phone and video mental health counselling using advanced technologies for intelligent matching, monitoring effectiveness, and eliminating geographical barriers.

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Inward Strong

The program helps people get support, to get better, more focused and become inward strong (currently offered as a “pay what you can” service).

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Paid

Layla

Simplifying the search for a therapist or group that’s the right fit for you. Layla offers licensed therapists in-person and online across Ontario and Alberta, taking into account your preferences around language, culture, life experiences and therapy style.

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Free

Lumino Health Virtual Care

Offered free of charge by SunLife and Dialogue, this set of interactive toolkits is designed to help you overcome everyday negative feelings, like stress and anxiety.

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Paid

MindBeacon

A fully digital experience providing treatment through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with the one-on-one support of a dedicated therapist throughout the process.

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Free

Room for Her

An initiative of Green Shield Benefits Association and Inkblot Therapy, Room for Her offers a free counselling session plus 12 months access to Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) for anyone in Canada that identifies as a woman.

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Theravive

Theravive provides a regional listing of therapists.

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Free for Nova Scotia residents

Tranquility

Tranquility is designed to give you the support you need from home and learn to manage your mental health, and track your progress.

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Free

Wellness Together Canada

Wellness Together Canada provides tools and resources to help Canadians get back on track.

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Calm

Experience lower stress, less anxiety, and more restful sleep with their guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, relaxing music and more.

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Paid

Daily Yoga: Workout & Fitness

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.

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Paid

Headspace

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.

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Free

Hope by CAMH

Hope by CAMH is a free smartphone app that provides suicide prevention information, tools and crisis resources to support and guide individuals when they are experiencing thoughts of suicide.

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Free

Moodnotes – Mood Tracker

Easy mood tracker & journaling app to capture your mood and help you improve your thinking habits. Moodnotes empowers you to track.

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Free

Petit BamBoo

Recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts. Meditating has never been this easy! Guided mindfulness programs help you discover meditation.

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Paid

The Fabulous

Fabulous uses behavioral science to help people make smart changes and build healthy habits.

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Paid

Unwinding Anxiety

Sharecare’s Unwinding Anxiety® is a step-by-step program developed by psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Jud Brewer MD PhD – delivered via your smartphone or tablet.

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Free

WellCan

Well-being resources for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bethere.org

Learn how to support yourself and others. Brought to you by Jack.org, Canada’s only charity that trains and empowers young leaders to revolutionize mental health.

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BIPOC Foundation

Established to create entrepreneurship opportunities for diverse populations, starting with the Black community.

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CAMH

CAMH is Canada’s largest mental health teaching, research, and treatment facility. They conduct ground-breaking research and offer a variety of practical tools and information to support your mental health.

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Canadian Centre for Occupation Health and Safety

Workplace has a shared responsibility for safety and health, and that includes mental health. Discover tools to help support your mental health effort.

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Canadian Mental Health Association

Founded in 1918, the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada.

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Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace

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.

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First Nations & Inuit mental health and wellness

Works with First Nations, Inuit, other federal departments, provincial and territorial partners to support healthy First Nations and Inuit individuals and communities.

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Futurpreneur Canada

Fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprises for two decades. They offer articles on mental health and well-being.

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Government of Canada

Learn about mental health, mental illness and related services in Canada.

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Mental Health Commission of Canada

MHCC leads the development of innovative programs and tools to support the mental health and wellness of all Canadians. They offer information, resources, and training programs like Mental Health First Aid.

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Not 9 to 5 

A non-profit global leader in mental health advocacy for the foodservice and hospitality sector. Through practical education and meaningful community-building.

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Prince Trust Canada, Operation Entrepreneur

Training and support services needed for still-serving members, veterans, to successfully transition from service, explore second career options, to grow successful businesses.

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Relief

Relief is first and foremost an organization devoted to those affected by anxiety, depressive or bipolar disorders.

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Rise

Charity dedicated to helping individuals with mental health conditions achieve financial independence through self-employment or small business ownership.

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Startup Canada

A network of entrepreneurs who organize events, initiatives and create online platforms to support and encourage small businesses across Canada.

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StartUp Women

An initiative of Startup Canada, Startup Women supports women-identified entrepreneurs with webinars, industry advice, and mentorship.

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Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health offers a free library of evidence-based information, resources, and tools to help create a mentally healthy workplace.

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From Where We Stand

Conversations on race and mental health

This podcast highlights the experiences of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities and their impact on mental health.

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Lindsay Recknell

Mental Health for Leaders

Helping great leaders feel less awkward and more confident talking about mental health at work so you can stress less, take more action and continue to make a valuable difference the lives of your people.

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Tedx Talk

Phil Drolet: Why Most Entrepreneurs Are Slowly Killing Themselves

An inspired entrepreneur shares his personal humbling journey and how he overcame his challenge with managing the pressure and stress from being an entrepreneur.

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The New York Times

There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

Interviews and perspectives from industry experts on creating psychologically healthy workplaces.

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