COVID-19: Mental Wellness and Personal SafetyApril 02, 2020
During this time of isolation, social distancing and in the context of prolonged teleworking, it is important for people feeling vulnerable and at risk to have easy and quick access to mental wellness and personal safety resources.
Please refer to the list of resources below.
If your life or the life of someone you know is in danger, please call 911.
1. Health & Safety Resources for Teleworking Federal Employees
COVID-19 and Mental Health @ Work
Mental health tips for working from home
The Working Mind
Staying Resilient During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life
Information for employees – COVID‑19 updates
* We also encourage you to consult your departmental intranet site for further information.
2. General Mental Wellness Resources Across Canada
First Nations and Inuit Wellness Hope Hotline: 1-855-242-3310
3. Resources for Youth
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 https://kidshelpphone.ca/
Aboriginal Youth Hotline: 1-877-209-1266
4. Mental Health Resources by Province
Alberta (English only)
British -Columbia (English only)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia (English only)
Public health Ontario COVID-19 Public Resources
Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Society Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Canadian Mental Health Association- CMHA offers tips to support mental health amid concerns of COVID-19 pandemic
Stress, Anxiety and Depression Associated With the Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease
Ordre des psychologies du Québec – Coronavirus (COVID-19) : conseils psychologiques et informations au grand public (French only)