Online Services (with some clinical support)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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ADAA provides a broad range of free resources to the public including webinars, podcasts, blog posts, two online peer-to-peer support communities, a “find a therapist” directory and a monthly e-newsletter.

 

Turn2Me

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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Hosts free online support groups for anxiety, depression, stress management, suicidal thoughts and feelings, and more.

Gerstein Centre

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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They are currently offering online support groups.

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO)

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

MDAO offers a variety of phone/virtual support options, including individual and group peer support, and individual counselling.

To register for a peer support group, visit:
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To register for ongoing individual peer support or counselling, visit:
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Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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Created by the Government of Canada, this platform provides free, online resources & tools for Canadians.

TeleCBT

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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Now offering OHIP-covered, CBT-informed, virtual or phone-based, one-on-one psychotherapy for anxiety and/or depression. A physician referral is required.

AbilitiCBT by Morneau Shepell

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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In this program, you work through 10 structured modules, at your own pace, while a dedicated therapist monitors your progress: each module contains activities, videos and assignments to help you learn, develop and practice new skills.

There are scheduled check-ins along the way: you connect with your therapist by phone, video or chat.

To register for the free program, be sure to access registration through the Ontario government website as well: https://www.ontario.ca/page/covid-19-support-people#mental-health

BEACON

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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This is a therapist-assisted, digital CBT service. It includes unlimited online messaging with a dedicated therapist and access to CBT therapy for 12 weeks, as well as unlimited access to materials for one year.

There is usually a cost for the program ($635), but the provincial government is currently covering the cost for all Ontario residents.

If you decide to register for this free program, be sure to access registration through the Ontario government website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/covid-19-support-people#mental-health

iCBT – Scarborough Health Network

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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Online CBT program, with clinician support. The client works through 6 modules of CBT at their own pace, with the support of email communication with a mental health clinician at Scarborough Hospital.

Physician referral required – Referral Form.

Population: No catchment. All welcome.
Cost: OHIP-covered.
Wait time: Minimal.

BounceBack – CMHA Ontario

150 150 ScopeHub - UHN

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Phone: 1-866-345-0224

Online skill-building program (with mental health coach support). Program based on CBT and interpersonal therapy, to support clients to manage symptoms of anxiety and depression. Includes telephone coaching (3-6 sessions) with trained mental health professionals, while working through a variety of workbooks relevant to your needs (including sleep problems, postpartum depression, panic, and phobias).

Two ways to be referred:

Wait time: 5 business days following referral.
Population: For individuals with mild or moderate depression (PHQ-9 = 5 to 21), low mood, stress, and/or anxiety; Ages 15+; Available in multiple languages.

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