Mental Health Resources

For Researchers: Funding, Publications, Databases & Resources

For Researchers: Funding, Publications, Databases & Resources Resources National Collaborating Center for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) Canadian Black Scientists Network

Be A Mental Health Advocate

Be A Mental Health Advocate How to Be a Mental Health Advocate Mental Health Advocacy Tips/Guidance Help to spread the word about mental health discussions and issues through social media, involvement in local events/movements and volunteering. Engage in conversations about mental health and wellbeing where you can. Show care and compassion when people speak to you about mental health, personally or otherwise. Listen attentively to others. Try to provide responses which respect others’ boundaries and vulnerabilities. Direct others to helpful, easily accessible resources. *Do NOT feel obliged to provide advice or solutions, especially if you don’t feel comfortable or qualified in doing so. Showing that you care while providing support and resources is more than acceptable.*   Helpful Resources BeThere.org: Online platform created by Jack.org that provides the 5 Golden Rules of how to safely and effectively be there for someone. Jack.Org Mental Health 101 - Resource summarizing what mental health means and why…

Youth Resources

Youth Resources Local  Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare - Youth Advisory Council Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare- Regional Children’s Centre Canadian Mental Health Association - Windsor-Essex Branch Maryvale Children’s Mental Health Treatment Centre Windsor-Essex Community Health Center - Teen Health Bulimia & Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) Windsor-Essex Sexual Assault Crisis Centre Downtown Mission - The Windsor Youth Centre Family Services Windsor-Essex - Check in on Your Mental Health   University of Windsor Student Counselling Centre Wellness Outreach Office COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Portal Peer Support Centre   Provincial/National Services Jack.Org Canadian Mental Health Association - Mental Health Inforomation Canadian Mental Health Association - BounceBack Program Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868 Good 2 Talk Services Mental Health Commission Canada   *This resource was created by Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's Youth Advisory Council, specifically Nikola Kolobaric, Milica…

Adult Resources

Adult Resources Local  Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - Windsor-Essex: Free Mental Health Webinars on a variety of topics HDGH Community Crisis Center Family Services Windsor-Essex: Free consultations Downtown Mission Distress Center Trans Wellness Ontario LGBTQ Counselling   Other/National/Provincial Bounce Back Ontario: Free coaching on those struggling with an issue in Ontario Together All: Peer-to-peer support community Crisis Services Canada: Toll Free (24/7): 1 (833) 456-4566, Text support (4pm-12am ET daily): 45645 Canadian Crisis Hotline: 1 (888) 353-2273 The Trevor Project Lifeline: 24/7 text councelling service + tips to take care of oneself   Indigenous  Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre: Crisis counselling support services by telephone Hope for Wellness Helpline: Immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention   *This resource was created by Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's Youth Advisory Council, specifically Nikola Kolobaric, Milica Paunic and…

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