Mental health is important for overall health. It involves how we think, feel, act, and interact with the world around us. Having positive mental health allows a person to cope with regular stress.
No matter our age, we all experience stress which can affect our mental health. Positive coping skills help us to deal with stress and improve our mental health. Through positive coping skills, a person can build resilience. Resilience is an important tool to help with regular stress and difficult situations.
It is important to get help early and speak to someone about mental health concerns when they happen.
For mental health concerns, speak to a health care provider or click on the links below.
If you (or a child) are experiencing thoughts of suicide or harming yourself, call 9-1-1.
211 Ontario is a helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need.
Free 24/7 access to healthcare services information Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Services from Connex Ontario
Child and Youth Mental Health from Canadian Mental Health Association
Kids Help Phone
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
Indigenous Hope for Wellness Helpline