If you are in distress, you can call or text 988 at any time. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.


Parents looking over their child's shoulder while using an iPad.

#ChatSafe for parents and carers: supporting young people to communicate safely online about self-harm and suicide

Parents and carers are often some of the most trusted adults in a young person’s life, and are an important source of information and support. ...
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#ChatSafe: A young person’s guide to communicating safely online about self-harm and suicide

In Canada, an estimated 1.6 million children and youth have a diagnosed mental health challenge. The COVID-19 pandemic has had serious global economic and social ...
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A loved one’s mental health problem or illness often impacts family, friends and supporters. Caring for a person living with a mental illness can create ...
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Guide to Student Mental Health during covid

A Post-Secondary Student’s Guide to Mental Health During Covid-19

If the pandemic has left you feeling worried, sad, or overwhelmed, you are not alone. You’ve been asked to adapt to a new way of ...
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Recovery-oriented practice – An implementation toolkit

IntroductionThe Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice (Guidelines) provide an in-depth Canadian resource for understanding recovery and for promoting consistent use of recovery principles in mental health ...
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Putting recovery into practice: An introduction to the Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice

About this document:This introduction summarizes the Guidelines and gives an overview of recovery-oriented principles and what they look like in practice. It is meant for ...
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Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Increased stress, anxiety and depression are all side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some people, this translates to feelings of hopelessness, despair, or even suicidal ...
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Supporting those close to us during a pandemic

Real empathy never begins with ‘at least' and while it may be natural to some of us, that doesn’t mean we know how to effectively ...
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Appendix 8: Telling Your Story

You are the best person to share your reasons for wanting to mobilize and help implement the Guidelines. Personal stories help illustrate the need for ...
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