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Supports and Self Care Resources Available During COVID-19 Social Distancing

posted by KWCS Staff

Supports and Self Care Resources Available During COVID-19 Social Distancing

 

Here are some online or telephone supports that are available at this time

If you are having a mental health crisis, contact Here 24/7 by phone at 1.844.437.3247 or online at https://here247.ca/

If you identify as a LGBTQ2+ youth and want to talk with another youth who might get what you are going through you can reach out to YouthLine. Call 1.800.268.9688 or text 647.694.4275. Please note they are only available during certain times. You can also CHAT LIVE with someone who gets it at https://www.imalive.org/.

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region has a 24/7 support line: 519.741.8633

WOEBOT https://woebot.page.link/Ontario. An app for those facing anxiety or depression to learn and practice CBT-based strategies.

PIXEL THOUGHT https://www.pixelthoughts.co/. A 60 second mediation to help clear your mind!

SUPERBETTER https://www.superbetter.com/. SuperBetter builds resilience – the ability to stay strong, motivated and optimistic even in the face of change and difficult challenges. Playing SuperBetter unlocks heroic potential to overcome tough situations and achieve goals that matter most.

YOU FEEL LIKE SHIT: https://youfeellikeshit.com/. This game guides you through a series of questions that help you practice self-care. It’s especially useful for people who struggle with self-care, executive dysfunction, and/or reading internal signals. It’s designed to take as much of the weight off of you as possible, so each decision is very easy and doesn’t require much judgment

CALM HARM https://calmharm.co.uk/. An app that helps young people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. Great for adults, too!

Canadian Mental Health Association website has a range of tip sheets available for download. https://cmha.ca/document-category/mental-health

 

Download this list as a printable PDF