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Resources for Students

 

Recommended Websites

 

​School Mental Health Ontario

DSB1 works closely with School Mental Health Ontario to support student mental health.  Visit their website to learn more about how to stay mentally healthy.

​Mind Your Mind

Mind Your Mind exists in the space where mental health, wellness, engagement and technology meet.  They work with community partners and young people aged 14 to 29 to co-create interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience.

​Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada's only 24/7, national support service.  They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.  Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through the website, you can connect with them whenever you want, however you want.

​211 Ontario 

211 is a helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services.  211 is answered and updated by highly-trained specialists.

​eMental Health Ontario 

eMental Health offers anonymous, confidential and trustworthy information, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 Features include: 

  • Mental Health Help (e.g. directory of mental health services and organizations)  
  • Info Sheets: Information about a variety of mental health conditions and topics.
  • Screening Tools: Find out if you or a loved one has a mental health concern with our free, online screening tools.
  • Events Calendar: Information about mental health events in your area. 
  • News Feed: Information about the latest mental health news.
  • Research directory: Information about research studies in your area.

​Anxiety Canada

Anxiety Canada™ is a Canadian leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders and promotes understanding about anxiety and anxiety disorders through general information sessions, professional seminars and workshops, offered throughout the year.  We are the developers of the free MindShift app which helps youth and young adults manage anxiety, using step-by-step strategies based on psychological treatment.

​Jack.org

​Through Jack Talks, Jack Chapters, and Jack Summits, young leaders identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities.  Jack.org is working towards a Canada where all young people understand how to take care of their own mental health and look out for each other.  

 
 

Recommended Apps

 

Mindshift​

​Mindshift is designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety.

​thinkFull

Helps you understand your stress and work towards a healthier life through personalized tips and suggestions​.

Sleepio​

​A digital sleep improvement, effective at helping people make changes to alleviate anxiety and depression.

Calm

Focuses on 4 key areas of meditation, breathing, sleep and relaxation with the aim of bringing joy, clarity and peace to your daily life.

​Always There

​Connect directly with a Kids Help Phone counsellor five days a week using the Always There chat app. Talk about anything. It’s free, confidential and anonymous for young people living in Canada.

​Be Safe

Aims to help young adults make a decision about seeking help in a crisis.​