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Updated: Jan 8, 2021

Mental Health Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

Organization

Resource

Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

Free live daily Self-compassion meditations

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4aa4af29ab9-free

Canadian Psychological Association

https://cpa.ca/covid-19/

Live and Work Well

https://www.liveandworkwell.com/content/dam/laww/documents/spotlights/Co...

Mindspace (online support group)

https://www.mindspacewellbeing.com/programs/online-covid-19-support-group/

Psychology Today

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/two-takes-depression/202003/covid-19-and-pandemic-anxiety

Psychology Tools

https://www.psychologytools.com/articles/free-guide-to-living-with-worry...

Quebec Government

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/advice-and-prevention/mental-health/

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/stress-anxiety-and-depression-associated-with-the-coronavirus-covid-19-disease/

Dr. Sonia Lupien (researcher at the University of Montreal, expert on stress)

https://sonialupien.com/en/

The Happiness Trap

https://www.baps.org.uk/content/uploads/2020/03/FACE-COVID-by-Russ-Harri...

 

Information on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Quarantine

Organization

Resource

American Psychological Association

https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/social-distancing

Harvard University

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/how-to-not-practice-emotional-distancing-during-social-distancing-2020031719222

Quebec Government

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

COVID-19 Explained to Children

Organization

Resource

Global News

https://globalnews.ca/video/6669955/how-to-explain-coronavirus-pandemic-to-children

Kids Health

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-how-talk-child.html

 

Urgent Mental Health Services

Organization

Resource

Contact

AMI-Quebec

Community organization that helps caregivers of individuals suffering from mental health problems

https://amiquebec.org/crisis

Al-Anon Montreal

Help group for relatives and friends of alcoholics and friends of alcoholics

514-866-9803

https://al-anon-montreal.org/

Association québécoise de la douleur chronique

Information and support for those who suffer from chronic pain and their family/friends

1-855-DOULEUR (368-5387)

Centre d’écoute et de référence Multi-Écoute

Mental health and social integration for immigrants

514-737-3604

www.multiecoute.org

eMentalHealth.ca

List of services, help and support for mental health in Canada

https://www.ementalhealth.ca/Quebec/

Info-Social

Emotional support, advice and information of available mental health services

811

211

To find community and social resources

211

http://www.211qc.ca/en/

Hope for Wellness Helpline

Helpline and on-line chat counseling service for all INdigenous peoples across Canada

1-855-242-3310

https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/

Crisis Services Canada

Mental health services

www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en

Suicide Action Montréal

Support for emotional distress and suicidal ideation

1-866-APPELLE (277-3553)

http://www.suicideactionmontreal.org/en

 

Psychological Support

Organization

Resource

Contact

Ordre des psychologues du Québec

Website in French but possibility to find English-speaking therapist in the community

www.ordrepsy.qc.ca/trouver-de-aide

Revivre

Support for mood and bipolar disorders

1-866-REVIVRE (738-4873)

https://www.revivre.org/en

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

Ressources pour les troubles de Resources for mood disorders

https://mdsc.ca

 

 

 

Resources for Pain Self-Management

Organization

Resource

Contact

Association québécoise de la douleur chronique

Flyers, videos, lists of resources

https://douleurchronique.org/?lang=en

Chronic Pain Association of Canada

Information and support on pain management

https://chronicpaincanada.com/

How to Cope with Pain

Information on coping

http://howtocopewithpain.org/blog

Passeport santé

Medical information on a wide range of topics

https://www.passeportsante.net

Psychology of Pain

Blog on psychological aspects of pain

http://psychologyofpain.blogspot.com/

Retrain your Pain

Videos and information on pain

https://www.retrainpain.org

Books

 

Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Ease Chronic Pain

JoAnne Dahl, Tobias Lundgren

Pain: from suffering to feeling better

Marie-Josee Rivard, Denis Gingras (With) Yoram Shir (Foreword)

The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-by-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management Paperback

Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix (Author), Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD (Foreword), Lucie Costin-Hall (Contributor)

Working Together when Facing Chronic Pain

G. Lorimer Moseley (Foreword), Louise O'Donnell-Jasmin (Editor), Les Productions Odon Inc. (Editor)

Audio

 

https://www.theacpa.org/pain-management-tools/relaxation-audio/

 

http://uwcultivatingwellbeing.com/guided-audio-practices/

 
 
 
 
 

 

Resources for Opioid Addiction

Organization

Resource

Contact

CRAN

Centre for research and help for opiate addicts

514-527-6939

1-866-726-2343

Relais Methadone

Detox center in Montreal

514-847-9300

Narcotics Anonymous Quebec

Non-profit community-based association of recovering drug addicts

1-855-544-6362

https://naquebec.org/en/

GMF

Groupe de médecine de famille Verdun

514-765-7325

 

Resources for Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Organization

Resource

Contact

Drug, help, referral

Helpline that is anonymous and confidential 24/7

514-527-2626

1-800-2652626

Addiction resources

Online repertoire of all Quebec addiction resources (public and private)

https://www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/repertoires/dependances/

 

 

Foster CISSSMO Montreal region

Specialized addiction rehabilitation services

514-486-1304

Griffith Edwards McGill University Health Centre

Addictions Unit

514-934-8311

Dollard Cormier CIUSS Centre Sud de l’Ile de Montreal

24/7 Crisis, short term

514-288-1515

Portage

Residential drug addiction rehabilitation program for men and women suffering from both mental illness and substance abuse

514-939-0202

https://www.portage.ca

Toxicostop

Residential treatment center for therapy and social reintegration

514-327-6017

http://www.toxico-stop.com/en/index.html

Salvation Army- The Anchorage program

Residential therapy program of men with with drug and alcohol addiction

514-932-2214

514-214-6232

http://www.centreboothmtl.ca

Maison L’exode Répit Dégrisement

Crisis short term

514-508-6900

 

Resources for Gambling Addictions

Organization

Resource

Contact

Gambling Help and Referral

Free helpline 24/7, Bilingual

514-527-0140 or 1-800-461-0140

Gamblers Anonymous Montreal

Non-profit community-based association of recovering drug addicts

514-484-6666

http://gamontreal.ca/

Maison Jean-Lapointe

For residents of the island of Montreal, the gambling program is free

514-288-2611 or 1-800-567-9543

 

Foster Gambling and Cyber-Addiction

CISSSMO

English services, Free

514-486-1304

 

Resources Available in French Only

Nom of organism

Type of resource

Contact

Association IRIS (Initiative de Ré-Insertion Sociale)

Services en santé mentale avec ou sans hébergement

www.associationiris.ca

Écoute Entraide

Soutien pour détresse et isolement social

1-855 EN LIGNE (365-4463)

Ligne Parents

Soutien professionnel pour les parents

https://www.ligneparents.com/LigneParents

Regroupement des services d’intervention de crise du Québec

Liste de centres de crises au Québec

www.centredecrise.ca/listecentres

SOS violence conjugale

Ligne téléphonique pour les individus victimes de violence conjugale

1-800-363-9010

Tel-jeunes

Soutien professionnel pour les jeunes

1-800-263-2266

Mouvement santé mentale Québec

Promotion de la santé mentale et ressources

https://www.mouvementsmq.ca

Phobies zéro

Information sur l’anxiété et support pour les personnes qui souffrent de phobies

1-866-922-0002

 

https://www.phobies-zero.qc.ca

Société québécoise de la fibromyalgie

 

https://sqf.quebec/

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