If you or a loved one is struggling for mental health…




 

If you or a loved one is struggling for mental health…

 

Mar. 10, 2023

Global Korean Post

 

Mental health promotion and mental illness prevention are critical components for well-being and can help reduce demands on the health care system. Community-based projects focussed on mental health promotion have the potential to improve health outcomes over the life course.

 

The Wellness Together Canada portal provides free access to educational content, self-guided therapy, moderated peer-to-peer support, and one-to-one counselling with qualified health professionals.

Kids Help Phone is also available 24/7 with e-mental health service offering free, confidential support to young people in English and French.

 

Free and confidential mental health and substance use support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Wellness Together Canada.

 

If you or someone you know is in crisis;

If you’re in immediate danger or need urgent medical support, call 911.

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call Talk Suicide Canada at 1-833-456-4566. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For residents of Quebec, call 1-866-277-3553 or visit suicide.ca.

Visit Talk Suicide Canada for the distress centres and crisis organizations nearest you. If you’re experiencing gender-based violence, you can access a crisis line in your province or territory.

 

Wellness Together Canada

To connect with a mental health professional one-on-one:

  • call 1-888-668-6810 or text WELLNESS to 686868 for youth
  • call 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to 741741 for adults

You can also visit Wellness Together Canada to access different levels of support, including:

  • one-on-one counselling
  • credible articles and information
  • self-guided courses and programs
  • peer support and coaching