Public Mental Health Resources for all Ontarian's

If you feel like you need additional mental health and addictions support, the following resources are available in Ontario free of charge:

  • Your primary care provider, who may be able to provide treatment and support or provide a referral to local mental health and addictions supports over the phone.

  • ConnexOntario (1-866-531-2600), Ontario’s mental health, addictions and problem gambling help line, which can provide contact information for local mental health and addictions services and supports, including crisis lines.

  • Visit Big White Wall, a 24/7 anonymous online education and discussion platform for mental health support.

  • Visit to access their guided self-help program using workbooks, with phone coaching support, or ask your primary care provider for a referral.

  • Children and youth under 18 can locate mental health services through the and Kids Help Phone websites, or contact the Kids Help Phone (1- 800-668-6868) or Good2Talk helplines for 24/7 support, if they need someone to talk to.

  • mindyourmind is a mental health website with interactive tools and resources to build capacity and resilience for youth and young adults. Visit for the latest information and advice on COVID-19, including a self- assessment tool for COVID-19. Ontarians may wish to apply for the federal Canada Emergency Response Benefit if you are facing additional financial pressures due to COVID-19.

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