Mental Health Resources

Important

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.

Need to talk to someone?

Support for those struggling with drugs, gambling, alcohol

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.

Sexual Identity and Gender Orientation

  • Interligne: 1-888-505-1010 (24hr free confidential helpline – phone and texting)
  • P10: (Project 10) promotes the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex and questioning (2LGBTQ+) youth and adults 14-25
  • Trans Lifeline Hotline: 1-877-330-6366 (peer support phone service run by trans people for trans, gender non-conforming, nonbinary, and questioning peers)

Sex & Dating

  • SextEd: 514-700-4411: Montreal’s texting helpline for youth seeking information about sex and dating; texts are received anonymously and responded to within 24 hours. Check out their website for many Qs & As regarding sex.

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

  • Mindshift App: Expert CBT-based tools to help you relax and be mindful and take charge of anxiety
  • Smiling Mind: Mindfulness-based tools and skill building app that could help improve multiple areas of life (Stress, Sleep, Relationships, Focus, Awareness & Responding)
  • 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

Additional Resources

  • Anxiety Canada: Free downloadable material (PDFs) on different CBT strategies based to address anxiety (e.g., test anxiety, social anxiety and social skills, generalized anxiety disorder): https://www.anxietycanada.com/free-downloadable-pdf-resources/Covid-19 and mental health
  • Getting Better My Way: self-management support tool that can help you regain your balance and feel good again. Free of charge, this tool allows you to identify ways to get better and take care of your 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 COVID-19 pandemic
  • World Health Organization: Helping those coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 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
  • “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: January 5, 2024