Online Resources

Mental health is just as important as physical health. If you are not feeling like yourself. Remember, You are not alone. Get help. Talk to Someone. Learn about resources available to you, free of cost and how to get help when you need it.

CANADA

01. BounceBack

BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up. Participants receive telephone coaching, skill-building workbooks and online videos to help them overcome these symptoms and gain new skills to regain positive mental health.

02. ConnexOntario Helpline

ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.

03. 211 Ontario

211 is a helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services. 211 is answered and updated by highly-trained specialists. 

04. Good2Talk

Good2Talk provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

05. Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is a non-profit organization that provides 24/7 free confidential professional online & telephone counselling and volunteer-led, text-based support in English and French to youth across Canada. Teens and kids can call 1-800-668-6868 for support.

06. Your Life Counts Online Lifeline

Use this site to search by province for phone numbers and contact information for mental health services across Canada. The website even offers a service designed specifically to help members of the military and first responders.

07. The Lifeline Canada (TLC)

The LifeLine Canada Foundation (TLC) is a non-profit committed to positive mental health and suicide prevention in Canada and Worldwide. TLC site is both a platform for information as well as a one stop portal for support, guidance, intervention, information, education, resources, pattern interrupts, guides and tools.

08. Hope for Wellness

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.

09. Crisis Services Canada

CSC provides the resources, guidance and education strengthening regional service delivery and ensuring gaps in mental health and suicide prevention and support nationwide.

10. Big White Wall

Anonymous peer support community accessible anytime, anywhere.

11. Mood Disorders Association 

The Mood Disorders Association offers free support programs for people with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder as well as their families.

12. e-MentalHealth 

eMentalHealth.ca is a non-profit initiative of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and families. 

13. Mental Health Canada

Information and resources, including a directory of mental health professionals; mental health resources; articles and reports; and mental health and medication information.

14. Mood Disorders Society of Canada

The Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is one of Canada’s best-connected mental health NGOs, they support people with mental health issues and illnesses (depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders), their families and caregivers from Canada.

15. Canadian Mental Health Association

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the Canadian association that provide the resources and programs necessary to combat mental health issues and support recovery. 

UNITED STATES

16. Anxiety Panic Support

Anxiety Panic Support is a peer to peer support group for people with anxiety and panic disorders. It offers a chatroom, yahoo groups, Information and much more.

17.  MentalHealth.gov

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to educate and guide:

  • eating disorders
  • anxiety disorders
  • veterans’ issues
  • substance abuse
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • psychotic disorders
  • schizophrenia
  • suicidal behavior
  • trauma and stress-related disorders

18.  Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. 

19.  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

20. National Center for Victims of Crime

The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

21. Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. 

22. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a comprehensive resource for people who live with mood disorders. DBSA provide education, tools, peer support and a wealth of inspiring stories to help you pursue your own path to wellness.

23. National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.

24. International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)

The International OCD Foundation is a donor-supported nonprofit organization. Founded in 1986 by a small group of individuals with OCD, the Foundation has grown into an international membership-based organization serving a broad community of individuals with OCD and related disorders, their family members and loved ones, and mental health professionals and researchers around the world.

25. US Department of Veterans Affairs

Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families. 

26. Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. 

27. Healthy Place

Healthyplace.com is the largest consumer mental health site on the net, that provide information and support to people with mental health concerns along with their family and loved ones.

28. American Psychological Association

APA promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives.

29. Born This Way Foundation

The Born This Way Foundation advocates mental wellness and empowerment. It targets young people, specifically, as the foundation knows that the creative and diverse young people of today are the future.

30. National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Hope is being able to see there is light despite all of the darkness.

~ Desmond Tutu

This list would be updated once every week, to share the latest & the greatest with our tribe in need. These are all reputed organizations, but never forget to research and find the program that’s a good fit for your requirements.