Although Marathon Family Health Team (807-229-3243) and North of Superior Counselling Programs (807-229-0607) continue to offer mental health support and counselling by phone and video appointments, there are other mental health resources that may interest you.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) offers resources for coping with stress and anxiety during social isolation. Click here for more information.
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. To reach a counsellor, you can:
• Call 1-800-668-6868
• Text CONNECT to 686868
• Visit their website to live chat from midnight to 7:00 a.m. ET.
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Click here for more information.
Students may experience a range of emotions during the COVID-19 situation. As well, changes in routine, including time away from school, may create challenges for some students. School Mental Ontario has some tips and resources to help to support student mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic available on their website.
Big White Wall is an online service that provides 24/7 peer-to-peer mental health support. Visit their website to find out how their services can help you.