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Staff Mental Health Supports

Shepell

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.

Visit: www.workhealthlife.com

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.

Visit: https://bouncebackontario.ca

togetherall

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.

Visit: https://togetherall.com

Feelingbetternow.com

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.

Visit: www.feelingbetternow.com/otip

Starling

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.

Visit: www.starlingminds.com

Christian Meditation

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

Visit: www.cornwallhospital.ca

Brockville General Hospital

Brockville General Hospital offers mental health support within Leeds and Grenville.

Visit: brockvillegeneralhospital.ca

Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Addiction and Mental Health

Visit: llgamh.ca

Prescott-Russell Community Mental Health Centre

Visit: www.champlainhealthline.ca

Hawkesbury General Hospital Mental Health and Addiction Services

Visit: https://hgh.ca/

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)

Visit: www.lanarkmentalhealth.com/

Counselling and Support Services of Stormont Dundas and Glengarry

Visit: www.css-sdg.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Champlain East

Visit: www.cmha-east.on.ca

Reach Out Now

Reach Out Now has compiled a contact list of various mental health programs and services covering a broad range of issues.

Visit: www.reachoutnow.ca

OTIP

Visit: www.otip.com/Help-Center/Coronavirus/Mental-Health-COVID

Canada Life

Visit: www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/

Wellness Together

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.

Visit: https://ca.portal.gs/

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

Visit: www.sinaihealth.ca/school-educator-videos/

Crisis Text Line

In crisis? Text HELLO to 741741 and speak anonymously with a crisis counselor.

Book Recommendations

Click here for a list of recommended book resources.

Crisis Lines

Community Crisis Lines
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (16+) 1-866-996-0991
  • Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line: 1-877-377-7775
  • Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600
Prescott-Russell
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (16+) 1-866-996-0991
  • Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line: 1-877-377-7775
  • Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600
Lanark
  • Distress Centre (16+ – services available 5 p.m.-12 a.m.): 1-800-465-4442
  • Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line: 1-877-377-7775
  • Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600
Leeds & Grenville
  • Distress Centre (16+ – services available 5 p.m.-12 a.m.): 1-800-465-4442
  • Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (16+): 1-866-281-2911