Mental Health

Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support

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

TeleCBT

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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

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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/chat.
  • Cost: As of August 12/22, the cost of the program is no longer covered by Ontario government. $500 for the full program (billed in 4 installments of $125)

BEACON

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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.
  • Cost: As of August 12/22, the cost of the program is no longer covered by Ontario government. $50 one-time time assessment; followed by 2 payments of $150, and a final payment of $175 for the full program; you don’t have to participate in the full program.

Other Crisis Resources

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List created by CAMH:
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Ontario Shores Psychiatry Consultations

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Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health (700 Gordon Street, Whitby, ON; phone: 905-430-4055): Through a pilot project, Ontario Shores is now offering 20 minute psychiatry consultations for family doctors and nurse practitioners anywhere in Ontario to connect directly with a psychiatrist over the phone for treatment and medication recommendations. It takes approximately 1 week to set up the phone consult, and family doctors can register here: https://www.ontarioshores.ca/finding_help/for_primary_care_providers (click the green “book now” button on the right hand side). The service provides doctor-to-doctor consultation. Questions about the service can be directed to 905-668-5881 x 6484.

The Warm Line (Mental Health Helpline)

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Phone: 416-960-9276

Text: 647-557-5882

Operated by peers who have lived with mental illness.

Hours: 8:00pm-12:00am, 7 days/week.

Toronto Seniors Helpline

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416-217-2077 or 1-877-621-2077

A single point of access for seniors and caregivers to receive information and access to the community, home, and crisis services.

Hope for Wellness Helpline

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Phone: 1-855-242-3310

24/7 Help Line and online chat offering immediate mental health counseling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous people across Canada.

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO)

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Phone: 416-486-8046

Peer mental health support

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-5pm