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.
Links to Mental Health Resources
The Mental Health and Addictions 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.
Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668
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
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.
Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the crisis is resolved.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a nationwide organization that promotes mental health and supports people recovering from mental illness.
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.
Wellness Together Canada offers no cost support and counselling, 24 hours a day, to anyone in Canada who needs support because of COVID-19; call: 1-866-585-0445.
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.
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.
Use this checklist to help you take stock of some of the strategies to ensure you are on the right track to promotethe psychological health and safety of your employees.
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.
Links to Addiction Resources
Provincial Treatment Centres
Links to Food Security and Eating Disorders
Links to Canadian General Health and Wellness Resources:
Links from the websites of other Law Societies:
Pandemic, Working from Home and Social Distancing:
Links Specific to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador:
Homeweb | Home Professional Assistance Program Provider offers you a wealth of resources so you can learn, read, and get support however and whenever you need it.
Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for the treatment of depression & anxiety
Tip 23: Access to Health and Wellness Resources
Tip 33: Me-Time: Managing Stress & Finding Work-Life Balance