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Links to Mental Health Resources

A Wellness Toolbox is a collection of knowledge, positive habits, and resources you can invest in to support your health and well-being, now and in the future. A well-stocked toolbox will help you identify signs that you are struggling, and help you employ practical strategies and actions you can take when faced with a setback.

Emergency Services

Call now if you’re experiencing a medical emergency.

811 is confidential and free, and staffed by experienced Registered Nurses. It is available to all residents of Newfoundland and Labrador any time, day or night. 811 Healthline nurses are available to listen, provide support, and connect you to health services in your area. If you are experiencing a mental health and addictions crisis, need support, or are looking for health information, call 811.

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line
1-888-709-2929 or 811

Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator
1-877-999-7589 or (709) 752-3916

CHANNAL Peer Support Warm Line
1-855-753-2560 or (709) 753-2560

Provincial Opioid Dependence Treatment line

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Sexual Assault Crisis Line
1-800-726-2743 or (709) 726-1411

The Crisis Text Line
Powered by Kids Help Phone, adults can text “WELLNESS” to 741741 and youth can text “CONNECT” to 686868, to speak to a trained crisis responder.

Canada’s 24/7 Suicide Crisis Helpline

Eating Disorder Counselling – HOPE Program
(709) 777-2041

A single session, walk-in counselling service, available to youth and adults without an appointment or referral. DoorWays provides information and support focused on your need. Some examples of what you may want to discuss are: family, health, grief, work, relationships, stress, anxiety, depression, drinking or drug use. Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a location near you.

The Mental Health and Addictions Program
This program offers a number of services in the Province to diagnose, treat, support, prevent and promote mental health and addictions within individuals, families and communities.

Mental Health and Addictions – Health and Community Services
Eastern Health’s Mental Health and Addictions services
Central Health – Mental Health and Addictions
Western Health – Mental Health and Addictions
Labrador-Grenfell Health – Mental Health and Addictions

Mental Health Commission of Canada
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) leads the development and dissemination of innovative programs and tools to support the mental health and wellness of Canadians.
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Mindful Business Charter
The Mindful Business Charter is a practical framework that encourages people to be more thoughtful about the impact we have on each other. It allows us to talk openly and honestly with others, by providing a common language built on four pillars.

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EHN Online
Canada’s first-of-its-kind online solution for treating mental health and addiction with the skills you need for success, and the support you need to maintain it.
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Home – CMHA National
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a nationwide organization that promotes mental health and supports people recovering from mental illness.
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Peer Support Canada
Peer Support Canada (Accreditation and Certification) was created to carry on the work started by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, promoting the growth, recognition and accessibility of peer support. Peer support is emotional and practical support between two people who share a common experience, such as a mental health challenge or illness. A peer supporter has lived through that similar experience, and is trained to support others.
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BounceBack® is a free program from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Working with workbooks and a trained coach to guide you and encourage you to reflect, BounceBack® can help you build skills to improve your mental health.
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MHFA Standard (Virtual) – Mental Health Commission of Canada
Mental Health First Aid MHFA is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis.
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Use this checklist to help you take stock of some of the strategies to ensure you are on the right track to promote the psychological health and safety of your employees.
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Home – Bridge the Gapp
Bridge the Gapp is a free online resource for youth and adults. It connects you to self-help information and local supports through a searchable service directory. You can also access a variety of tools to support your wellness. One offering is I CAN (Conquer Anxiety and Nervousness) Adult program, which is designed to help young adults (18-30 years) learn life skills to overcome anxiety and cope with major life stressors. The program offers distance telephone and online coaching, and is free to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Links to Addiction Resources

Provincial Treatment Centres

Links to Food Security and Eating Disorders

Links to Canadian General Health and Wellness Resources

Other Helpful Links

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Links Specific to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Loss Prevention Tips