Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario

COVID-19-Specific Resources

Government of Canada– Page put together by the Government of Canada with information and resources about how to take care of your mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Wellness Together– Free program created by the Government of Canada
– Deals with social problems that have gotten worse during the COVID-19 pandemic, including substance abuse, social isolation, financial insecurity, and racial inequality
– Allows people to sign up and be monitored while they follow a program that’s designed to support mental health
Abiliticbt– Program created by the governments of Ontario and Manitoba, free for all residents of Ontario and Manitoba
– Aimed at people aged 16+
– Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy program that treats anxiety and depression that’s related to aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including: uncertainty, isolation, caring for family and community members, information overload, and increased stress
– Allows users to move through modules while monitored by a professional therapist
Canadian Mental Health Association – York and South Simcoe– The York and South Simcoe Mental Health Association has created a specific hotline that provides telephone-based counselling to community members who experience higher levels of stress and anxiety due to COVID-19
– Call 1-866-345-0183 or 905-841-3977, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM