Staff Mental Health Supports
Shepell is the employee and family assistance program that can provide immediate and confidential support by phone, online, or in person. They also have a number of health and wellness articles on their site, as well as self-guided courses to address specific areas in your life that you may be struggling with.
Bounce Back Ontario
This is a program provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association that offers a free, guided, self-help program where a coach supports you in working through a series of workbooks aimed at improving your emotional well-being. A referral is needed by your family practitioner. Users can also access videos on their website, at any time by using access code: bbtodayon. There are a variety of videos on managing moods, sleeping better, building confidence, increasing activity, problem solving and healthy living.
Here, you can choose to join an anonymous community where members can support each other. The site also provides a library of useful resources, self-assessment tools, and self-guided courses to help you manage the areas in your life you may find challenging.
This site provides a toolbox of self-care resources to support you in your mental health challenges. Members create an account and have access to a wide variety of supports including apps, self-assessments, and videos.
Starling is an online mental health and wellness tool available to CDSBEO Principals and Vice-Principals (through CPCO’s group insurance plan), that helps you assess, monitor and improve your mental wellbeing. They have a great online program in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, as well as programs for anxiety and depression. This resource is free and 100 per cent confidential.
Staff have two means of accessing Christian Meditation resources. For daily/weekly inspiration, and a free online meditation course, please visit www.wccm.org.
For daily/weekly inspiration and a free online meditation course or go to our Catholic Educators TEAMS site using access code: eoim31t and then go to Christian Meditation Channel, up to “files” and then to “video series” to see some introductory videos on Christian Meditation. These videos are part of a 6 week series created by Kate Veinotte, CDSBEO Religious Education Consultant.
Addictions & Mental Health Services, Cornwall Community Hospital
Brockville General Hospital
Brockville General Hospital offers mental health support within Leeds and Grenville.
Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Addiction and Mental Health
Prescott-Russell Community Mental Health Centre
Hawkesbury General Hospital Mental Health and Addiction Services
Lanark County Mental Health
This is the main service provider for Mental Health Services for adults in the Lanark County area (Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Perth)
Counselling and Support Services of Stormont Dundas and Glengarry
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Champlain East
Reach Out Now
Reach Out Now has compiled a contact list of various mental health programs and services covering a broad range of issues.
Wellness Together Canada was funded by the Government of Canada in response to the rise in mental distress as a part of the COVID-19 pandemic. This website provides mental health toolkits and resources to help support individuals during this time. Anyone can access the services on this website and it is free.
Ontario CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association)
Resources for Crisis listing: ontario.cmha.ca/Resources-for-crisis
Tips and Tools to Support Staff Well-being in Schools
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