Resources

Hot Tips

Here is just the beginning of our recommendations.

Keep checking in, it is always growing.

We are not affiliated or sponsored by any of the companies or businesses listed. We just loved them and wanted to spread the news.

PODCASTS

A Piece of Work, Art themed

Anna Faris is Unqualified, Comedy themed

TedTalks, Knowledge themed

Creative Pep Talk, Entrepreneur Artists themed

 

Books

Any book by Brene Brown

You Can Heal Your Life, Louise Hay

Steal Like An Artist, Austin Kleon

The Desire Map, Danielle LaPorte

Other Resources

DrugRehab.com – a free web resource that provides information about addiction, eating disorders, and mental health issues. They have a page dedicated to Recovery Stories. They are American website.
Inkblot Therapy

Affordable and confidential video counseling/therapy when you want it, where you want it. First session is FREE.

Counseling + Shop

Hard Feelings is an innovative, welcoming community of professional counsellors who provide low-cost services and support. Our storefront sells carefully curated books and resources to help build and sustain stronger mental health.
DrugRehab.com – a free web resource that provides information about addiction, eating disorders, and mental health issues. They have a page dedicated to Recovery Stories. They are American website.

Apps

Simple Habit, Meditation (click the link to get 2 weeks of their Premium plan free!)

Bean Bag Chat, Stella’s Place app made for young adults and students to access online peer support, online counselling, and to view resources.

Booster Buddy personal wellness journey manager. This app helped me get me in check.

GUIDES, FACT SHEETS

CAMH DIGITAL GUIDES

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario  Check out their fact sheets HERE.

In Crisis/ Want to talk:

Warm Line

Text 647-557-5882

Call 416-960-WARM (9276)

 

Warm Line is a confidential & anonymous service for adults (18+). The Warm Line is not a crisis line.

 

 

Are you feeling lonely? Distressed? Isolated?
Did you have a bad day and need someone to talk to?

Chat online, text or call a Warm Line peer support worker.

eVERY NIGHT 8PM-MIDNIGHT EST.

 

 

LGBTQ Youth Line 1-800-269-9688

Kids Help Phonekidshelpphone.ca or phone 1-800-668-6860

 

 

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario offers free support programs to people across Ontario, and their families, who are living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

 

 

Telephone Support Line:1-866-363-MOOD (6663).
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stella’s Place

Peer Support

Peer support is all about people sharing knowledge and experience and offering emotional, social or practical help to others who have similar experiences.

416-461-2345

Check out studio events on our Calendar Page.

Connex Ontario

Mental Health Helpline

1 866-531-2600

Drug and Alcohol Helpline

1 800-565-8603

Problem Gambling Helpline

1 888-230-3505

 

 
Health Services Information for Ontarians connexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.
Our information and referral service is live answer 24/7, confidential and free
 

 

Mental Health Support

CAMH

Crisis and emergency 

 Visit your local emergency department or call 911

Treatment services from CAMH

  • Call Access CAMH at (416) 535-8501 and select option 2 for information about accessing CAMH services. Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m

 

 

 

Mental Health Support

Durham Region

Family Services Durham

Catholic Family Services

 

 

Side note: Thank you to our friend, Marc for sharing these resources with us.