January 4, 2021
Mental Health Resources & Supports
BounceBack Program (CMHA) - https://bouncebackontario.ca/
BounceBack is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.
AbilitiCBT - https://myicbt.com/home
AbilitiCBT is an internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program that you can access from any device, any time. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most effective forms of therapy by helping you understand and change the thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are causing you problems. AbilitiCBT’s user-friendly virtual platform makes it convenient to get help when you need it, where you need it. AbilitiCBT is FREE if you live in Ontario or Manitoba, thanks to partnership with the provincial governments.
Resources Specific to COVID-19
Take Care 19 - takecare19.com
takecare19.com is accessible and inclusive mental health resources for those coping through COVID‑19. In this time of uncertainty and rapid changes, some of us or our loved ones can be having a hard time with the news, loss of income and financial instability, health fears, feeling physically and emotionally isolated, and greater mental health issues. Click here for a crowd-sourced document that lists some helpful and free/low-cost mental health resources to cope with COVID-19.