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Mental Wellness – There are many support programs for these anxious times

CONNEXONTARIO is a mental health and addictions information and referral helpline for Ontario. They can help connect individuals to services/resources for mental health in our area.


Here is the government of Canada’s page to help with other questions you might have about health services relating to COVID-19


Help Lines: Reach out for help when you need it. There are people ready to help you.

  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

    • Or text CONNECT to 686868

  • Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Addictions and Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-281-2911

  • CMHA’s Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600

  • Good2Talk for post-secondary students: 1-866-925-5454

    • Or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868

  • A Friendly Voice – A phone line for older adults (55+) who may be feeling lonely or isolated: 1-855-892-9992 (note – this is not a crisis line)

  • Bounce Back phone and online mental health program for adults and youth ages 15 and over

    • Longer term program – needs referral from primary healthcare professional

Children’s Mental Health of Leeds & Grenville is reaching out to let you know they are still operating, albeit virtually.

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