If you are struggling with your feelings and need mental health support, reach out and get help.
- If you are experiencing a crisis, contact Four Counties Mental Mental at 1-866-995-9933 (toll-free) for 24-hour, free, confidential crisis support.
- If you are a patient of the Northumberland Family Health Team, we have Mental Health Clinicians who can help through a scheduled appointment (telephone or video only at this time). Call 289-252-2139 for more information.
- For additional information about mental health and other supports in our community, go to 211 (www.211ontario.ca or call 2-1-1) to be connected with local community, social and government program information and services.
- Below you will find tips on managing anxiety and fears, resources for students, tips for parents and more.
COPING TIPS AND RESOURCE LINKS
Free Programs: free mental health programs from bouncebackontario.ca and 10 tips to relieve anxiety related to COVID-19.
Seniors and Caregivers: resources and tips dealing with anxiety and mental health issues.
Food and mental health: articles and resource links.
Meditations: posts on Mental Health coping tips and meditations.
7 Posts for Mental Health Week
15 Tips for a better sleep
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CARING FOR CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AND TIPS FOR FAMILIES
On this page you will find links, tip sheets and resources for children of all ages.
Here are some video resources. Let go of “If Only” – teaching our children to be happy right now and embrace the circumstances of each day – the link is a video of Happy Right Now book by Julie Berry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1bDLm1NhbI&feature=youtu.be.
Get to Know Your Breath – six breathing exercises for children https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PYHmihv3wY&feature=youtu.be