Mental Wellness - There are many Support Programs for these Anxious Times
CONNEXONTARIO is a mental health and addictions information and referral helpline for Ontario. They can help connect individuals to services/resources for mental health in our area.
Here is the government of Canada’s page to help with other questions you might have about health services relating to COVID-19:
Help Lines: Reach out for help when you need it. There are people ready to help you.
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Or text CONNECT to 686868
Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Addictions and Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-281-2911
CMHA’s Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600
Good2Talk for post-secondary students: 1-866-925-5454
Or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868
A Friendly Voice – A phone line for older adults (55+) who may be feeling lonely or isolated: 1-855-892-9992 (note – this is not a crisis line)
Bounce Back phone and online mental health program for adults and youth ages 15 and over
Longer term program – needs referral from primary healthcare professional