Take care of yourselves - and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Other resources

Library of Ottawa: Isolation recreation (e-books, streaming services, and more).

The Good Companions: Seniors’ centre without walls

Public Health Ottawa: Social distancing tips for older adults

Reliable sources of information about COVID-19

Ottawa Public Health

Public Health Agency of Canada

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