Mental Health Supports – You are not alone

Mental Health Supports – You are not alone

The COVID-19 pandemic is a very difficult time for many of us. It is normal to feel stressed and worried. Please know that there is help available in our community.

Help is available If you or someone you know is having a hard time coping, please reach out for help.

Visit to talk to a counsellor by phone or video.

This is a free service for all ages and you can get help for many different problems. You can get an appointment the same day or the next day. Services are also offered specifically for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people. You can also call The Walk-in Counselling Clinic at 613-755-2277 or go to They have services in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Somali, Cantonese and Mandarin at different locations.

If you need to talk to someone right now, these services are here for you 24 hours a day, every day of the week.
• Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region at 613-238-3311 in English
• Tel-Aide Outaouais at 613-741-6433 in French
• Crisis Line at 613-722-6914, if you are 16 or older (Bilingual)
• Youth Service Bureau crisis line at 613-260-2360 or chat at, if you are 12 to 18 years old or parent (Bilingual)
• Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868 if you are
under 20 years old (Bilingual)

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