Sol Mamakwa MPP, Kiiwetinoong

Government of Ontario

Mental Health Resources

Published on February 8, 2021

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources for Kiiwetinoong

Phone Lines

For Indigenous Peoples

  • First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Hope for Wellness Line – 855-242-3310

 

  • Hope for Wellness Helpline – 1-855-242-3310
    • 24/7 immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention for all Indigenous peoples across Canada
  • NAN Hope – 1-844-626-4673
    • Rapid access to confidential counselling support by telephone and access to a 24/7 crisis or distress support line
    • Team includes counsellors who speak Oji-Cree, Cree, Ojibway, and English
  • National Indian Residential School Crisis Line – 1-866-925-4419
    • A 24/7 emotional crisis referral / support line for former residential school students
  • We-Chee-Way-Win Crisis Line – 1-800-465-2600
    • A 24/7 children’s crisis line, providing confidential counselling for children and youth

 

For Children and Youth

  • Kids Help Phone – 1-800-668-6868
    • A 24/7 children and youth crisis line, providing confidential counselling for children and youth

 

For Seniors and Older Adults

  • A Friendly Voice – 1-855-892-9992
    • 24/7 trained volunteers provide empathetic support to seniors who may be feeling lonely or isolated

 

  • Talk 2 Nice – 1-844-529-7292
    • A free outreach support line that offers brief counselling services for older adults and persons with disabilities

 

For Everyone

  • Crisis Response Services – 1-866-888-8988
    • 24/7 anonymous crisis support
  • Crisis Services Canada ­– 1-833-456-4566

  • ConnexOntario – 1-866-531-2600
    • Ontario’s mental health, addictions and problem gambling help line, which can provide contact information for local mental health and addictions services and supports
  • Kenora / Rainy River Crisis Line – 1-866-888-8988

 

  • Mental Health Helpline Ontario– 1-866-531-2600

 

 

Web, Text, and Facebook Messenger Resources

  • BounceBack Ontario
    • A guided self-help program using workbooks, with phone coaching support
  • Kids Help Phone – text CONNECT to 686868
    • A 24/7 children and youth crisis line, providing confidential counselling for children and youth
  • Mindyourmind
    • A mental health website with interactive tools and resources to build capacity and resilience for youth and adults
  • NAN Hope
    • Live webchat and text support through the website at nanhope.ca or Facebook Messenger
    • Team includes counsellors who speak Oji-Cree, Cree, Ojibway, and English
  • Togetherall
    • A 24/7 anonymous online education and discussion platform for mental health support

 

Fact Sheets, Tip Sheets & Videos 

Canadian Mental Health Association – Ways to Manage Anxiety

https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/sites/default/files/file-attachments/basic-page/cmha-tips-for-managing-anxiety.pdf

 

Canadian Mental Health Association – Tips for Battling Anxiety During this Public Health Situation

https://ccsmh.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Tips-for-Battling-Anxiety-During-this-Public-Health-Situation.pdf

 

Canadian Mental Health Association: Kelowna – Coronavirus: Managing Stress & Anxiety

https://cmhakelowna.com/coronavirus-managing-stress-anxiety/

 

Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health – Things to do While Physical Distancing

https://ccsmh.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-to-do-While-Physical-Distancing.pdf

 

Joti Samra MyWorkplace Health – Managing Anxiety Around Coronavirus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnUUd2mGmIE&list=PLMnuzZp8J5gobe5gdr01C7ISk8cZ6Znwz&index=4

 

Joti Samra, MyWorkplace Health – 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Worry About Coronavirus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DLvKXgpfNI&list=PLMnuzZp8J5gobe5gdr01C7ISk8cZ6Znwz&index=3

 

COVID-19 Youth Mental Health Resource Hub

https://jack.org/COVID