Mental Health Resources


If you are at risk of harm to yourself or others, or require immediate care, call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest emergency room.

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Eating Disorders

  • ANEB: 514-630-0907 (every day from 8:00am-3:00am) Professional service, offering hope and support to people suffering from eating disorders across Quebec.

Domestic Violence

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

  • Interligne: 1-888-505-1010 (24hr free confidential helpline – phone and texting)

Social and Community Services

  • 211: Free and confidential government service that refers and informs citizens of the socio-community services and programs in their area all across Quebec.

Apps (iPhone or Android)

  • Moodfit: Helps you monitor your mood. Teaches stress reduction and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) coping skills.
  • Headspace: Teaches mindfulness and mediation to reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Calm: Teaches mindfulness and mediation to reduce stress and anxiety
  • Happify: Uses games to reduce stress, build resilience and shift negative thoughts.
  • Breathe2Relax: Teaches breathing techniques to reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Mindshift App: Expert CBT-based tools to help you relax and be mindful and take charge of anxiety.

Additional Resources

COVID-19 and Mental Health

    • Ami Quebec: AMI-Quebec helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy. Posting live video updates on Facebook at 11am EST every weekday during the Coronavirus crisis
    • Argyle Institute: 514-931-5629 offers psychotherapy on sliding scale. They are currently offering three free telepsychology sessions with a licensed clinician for COVID-19 related reasons
    • CAMH: COVID-19 Information. A webpage designed to help people with concerns and questions about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their lives and mental well-being
    • Mindspace:  follow their link to read about free online COVID-19 support groups
    • Starling Minds: digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) programs, free access for mental health support for COVID-19 related issues
    • Virus anxiety: A project by Shine, provides care for your coronavirus anxiety
    • World Health Organization: Coping with stress during the 2019- nCoV outbreak
    • “Psychology Works” Fact Sheet: Student Wellness and COVID-19 – Canadian Psychological Association: As the COVID-19 situation evolves around the globe, students’ day-to-day lives are being increasingly disrupted. From courses being moved from an in-person setting to online classes and not being able to visit friends and family, to not having access to the resources such as the library, the mental health clinic, or other spaces on campus.

Last Modified: February 17, 2021