Mental Health Resources

ConnexOntario: Adults and frontline workers who are dealing with the realities of COVID-19 can call ConnexOntario at 1-866-531-2600 for mental health, addictions and problem gambling support.

211 Ontario: For information and referrals for community, government, social and health services, including mental health resources across Ontario call 211 or 1-877-330-3213Live web chat is also available.

BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program that provides guided mental health self-help supports for adults and youth 15+ using workbooks, online videos and phone coaching. Call 1-866-345-0224.

Kids Help Phone: Children and youth 18 and under who need to talk to someone about their mental health can call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868, for 24/7 phone and text “Connect” to 686868 for support.

Good2Talk: A phone and texting service that provides confidential support to post-secondary students. Call 1-866-925-5454.­­

Hope for Wellness Helpline: Indigenous peoples can call 1-855-242-3310 for immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention across Canada (available in some Indigenous languages). Live web chat is also available.

Talk 4 Healing: Indigenous women can get help, support and resources seven days a week, 24 hours a day, with services in 14 languages by calling 1-855-554-4325 or texting 1-855-554-4325. Live web chat is also available.

If you are experiencing intimate partner violence, please call 613-966-3074 or toll-free 800-267-0533. Visit to find a shelter near you.

HPE Addictions and Mental Health Services has established a special pandemic hotline. If you need help, please call 613-967-4737 Mon to Fri 9am-6pm

About Kids Health – Trusted answers from The Hospital For Sick Children – includes information on how to help and support families during the pandemic.

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