List of Resources to Help Us Through COVID-19

Health Resources

Ontario Public Health:

Information on Coronavirus

COVID-19 self-assessment: If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care.

 

 

Do You Need to See a Doctor (for non-emergencies)?

Here are OHIP covered services that connect you with a doctor, for consultations, prescriptions and other medical inquiries through online chat, video or phone:

 

Babylon by TELUS Health 

Cover Health 

Doctors on Call 

Telehealth Ontario (medical advice by Registered Nurses) - Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000  /  Toll-free TTY: 1-866-797-0007

 

 

Mental Health

Helplines and Crisis Resources: 

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868

Good2Talk: 1-866-925-5454

LGBT Youthline: 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

Connex Ontario: 1-866-531-2600

ReachOut 24/7: 1-866-531-2600

Ontario Crisis Supports

Assaulted Women’s Helpline, free at 1-866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868 #SAFE (#7233)

First Nations, Metis and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310

Trans Lifeline Hotline - 1-877-330-6366

Interval House 416-924-1491 or 1-888-293-5516

Legal Aid 1-800-668-8258 Two hours of free legal advice If you need legal advice right now about immigration or refugee matter or a family issue

Dandelion Initiative - Supports for Gender based violence

Supports for diverse communities 

Covid-19 a burden felt by women

 

 

Managing your mental health

Mental Health and the COVID-19 via CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

Partner for Planning - Staying Connected

Take Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety

Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe

Working Remote and Feeling Connected During COVID-19

Helping Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Be There - Mental Health Support


 

Online Talk Therapy

Stella's Place Mental Health Supports through phone, video or Bean Bag Chat app

Tangerine Telephone Counselling: 45-minute telephone-based brief consultations on Wednesdays

COVID19 Therapists - Facilitating free mental health services for Ontario COVID-19 healthcare providers

Big White Wall - is a free, online mental health and wellbeing service that helps people who are dealing with everyday stressors or major life events. Available 24/7/365

7 Cups connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support 24/7; or be a listener for others

 

Mindfulness Apps/Programs

BounceBack

Mindfulness Mondays 

Starling

Oprah and Deepak Meditation Experience 

Mindful

Headspace

Balance 

Calm

Talk Space