RESOURCES

COVID-19

Jack.org: COVID-19 Youth Mental Health Resource Hub

An easy-to-access hub for youth containing mental health resources for the COVID-19 pandemic.

YMCA YWell

Provides individuals with mindfulness tools, coping skills and other relaxtional tips.

Stigma Free Society: COVID-19 Youth Wellness ToolKit

A toolkit for youth/adolescents wellbeing during COVID-19. Contains informative resources about coping with mental health during COVID-19.

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation: COVID-19 Resources

A resource page for Indigenous peoples which includes webinars, educational information and wellness supports for COVID-19.

TakeCare19: Mental Health Resources for Coping Through COVID-19

A website that contains mental health resources for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anxiety Canada: Coping With COVID-19

Contains various resources for individuals suffering with anxiety during COVID-19. Includes online course, town hall series, and more.

Bridge The Gapp

An online resource to support adult and youth mental health.

Wellness Together Canada

Developed in response to mental distress due to COVID-19. Includes mental wellness resources to motivate and support ones wellness.

CMHA Mental Health Check-in

Provides a snapshot to individuals about their mental health during COVID-19 through a self-assessment.

LOCAL (TIMMINS & AREA)

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Cochrane-Timiskaming

Counseling and assistance for individuals 16 and up, and families overcoming the challenges of mental illness.

Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Provides support for spiritual, emotional, mental and physical well-being within a culturally diverse community.

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Provides referrals and individual or group counselling both individually and in groups for children, youth and adults.

North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services (NEOFACS)

Support and protection for children up to 18 years of age.

  • neofacs.org  
  • Timmins: 705-360-7100
  • Iroquois Falls: 705-232-7000
Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Sexual Assault Centre offers individual and group counselling and support to women 16 years of age and older who have or are experiencing any form of sexual violence. All our services are free and confidential.

Porcupine Health Unit

Walk-in Sexual Health Clinics are available Monday-Friday, check the Porcupine Health Unit website for times. Teen Prenatal classes are offered every Wednesday for young women aged 14-25 during the school year. 

South Cochrane Addiction Services

Supports for individuals and families affected by drug or substance use and gambling.

  • www.scasinc.ca 
  • Timmins: 705-264-5202
  • Iroquois Falls: 705-232-4344
  • Matheson: 705-273-2233

ONLINE

Kids Help Phone

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.

Be There

Be There is the world’s most comprehensive and engaging online resource for young people to learn how to support each other through mental health struggles.

2SLGBTQ+ YouthLine

Youthline provides toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support for 2SLGBTQ+ young people (ages 26 and under). Their website also has a resource database full of online & community specific resources. 

  • youthline.ca 
  • Text 647-694-4275
  • Call 800-268-YOUTH (9688)
MindYourMind

Provides information about mental health, including different types of diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and resources for yourself or to support a friend experiencing mental health challenges.

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Crisis Line

Provides info on mental health services.

  • cmhact.ca 
  • 705-267-8100 (Available weekdays from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
  • 24-hour crisis line for women: 866-993-2339

Crisis Text Line: Provides young people in any type of crisis with emotional support and information, 24/7.

BounceBack Ontario

BounceBack is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry.

teenmentalhealth.org

Create and disseminate mental health information and address the needs of youth (ages 12 to 25 years), families, educators, health providers, policy makers and others.

GOOD2TALK (Ontario Post-Secondary Student Support)

Good2Talk is a free, confidential service for post-secondary students in Ontario, available 24/7/365. They offer professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being.

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

NEDIC provides information, resources, referrals and support to Canadians affected by eating disorders.

TripSit

TripSit provides open discussion of harm reduction techniques and positive support. You can access a virtual chat team dedicated to 24/7 live support, from quick information to a friendly guide through a difficult experience. They also offer a drug-information wiki for those seeking quick information and a live radio service for those seeking musical company.

Youth Harm Reduction Team (YHRT)

The Youth Harm Reduction Team is composed of peer youth ages 16-24 who have lived experiences of drug use, sex and/or sex work. They aim to challenge stigma, create awareness and increase knowledge of harm reduction practices through the development of resources, workshops and trainings.

Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO): Young Caregivers Connect

This new website was designed in collaboration with, and for, young caregivers and offers information, resources and ways to connect.