Our way of life has dramatically changed over the last few weeks. As we adapt to new routines and new ways of doing things, it’s important to recognize the impact this may have on our mental health. It’s okay not to feel okay during this time.
Here are some helpful tips and resources to support your mental health over the coming weeks and months.
Community-based social services - City of Ottawa
Call the 2-1-1 Help Line for referrals to local community, social, government and health services.
Mental health resources
For more detailed information on the following resources, please consult this list.
COVID-19: Mental health and well being - Canadian Mental Health Association
Mental Health Crisis Line - 613-722-6914
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region - 613-238-3311
Youth Services Bureau - 1-877-377-7775
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa - 613-234-2266
Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre - 613-562-2334
Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868
ConnexOntario - 1-866-531-2600
Tel-Aide Outaouais - 1-800-567-9699
Assaulted Women's Helpline - 416-863-0511
Fem-aide - 1-877-336-2433
Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline - 1-866-925-5454
Crisis Services Canada - 1-833-456-4566
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line - 1-855-242-3310
LGBT Youth Line - Text, chat and email
Library of Ottawa: Isolation recreation (e-books, streaming services, and more).