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A nurses guide to nhp

A Nurse’s Guide to the Nurses’ Health Program

The guidebook provides a comprehensive overview of the the Nurses' Health Program, including program entry requirements, how the program works, and key responsibilities while in the program.

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A nurses guide to nhp

Nurses’ Health Program

Learn more about the program, including an overview of how it works, how it can help nurses, and how to get more information.

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Community Resources

The following resources are provided in support of mental and physical health and well-being, and may have been created by external sources.

Mental Health Services & Resource Directories - Ontario

Resources Website/Phone Number

Connex Ontario

Directory for mental health, addiction and problem gambling services in Ontario

https://www.connexontario.ca/

Ontario 211

Online directory of human services for all Ontario locations

https://211ontario.ca/

Canada Drug Rehab

Online free addiction services directory for finding treatment centres and support groups in Canada

http://www.canadadrugrehab.ca/

Ontario - Mental Health

Online directory for finding mental health support

https://www.ontario.ca/page/find-mental-health-support

Ontario - Health Connect

How to find a family doctor or Nurse Practitioner, and details about the Health Connect Program

https://www.ontario.ca/page/find-family-doctor-or-nurse-practitioner

Rapid Access Addiction Medicine

Directory of RAAM clinics across Ontario

http://metaphi.ca/raam-clinics/

Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres

Listing of methadone treatment centres in Ontario

https://www.oatc.ca/

eMentalHealth.ca Website

Services, supports directory to search local communities

https://www.ementalhealth.ca/

Self Help.ca CBT Therapist

Directory of CBT therapists

http://www.selfhelp.on.ca/2015/08/cbt-therapists-ohip-covered/

Online Self-Help Resources

Listing of online and self-help resources across Canada

https://www.onlinetherapyuser.ca/resources

Mental Health Helpline

Non-emergency resources and referrals

1-866-531-2600

Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Non-emergency resources and referrals

1-800-565-8603

Crisis Support Lines - Ontario

Resources Website/Phone Number

Crisis Services Canada

Suicide prevention and support 

https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/ 833-456-4566

Distress and Crisis Ontario 

Listing of distress centres in Ontario by region 

https://www.dcontario.org/ 

Kids Help Phone 

Pre/crisis line for kids, youth and young adults

https://kidshelpphone.ca/ 

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention 

Information on suicide prevention and resources 

http://www.suicidepreventionontario.ca/ 

Distress and Crisis Toronto  

For individuals in distress or crisis and in need of support (24/7) 

www.torontodistresscentre.com   

416-408-4357 

Mental Health Support Services - Ontario

Resources Website/Phone Number

Bounce Back Ontario 

Free online skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety 

https://bouncebackontario.ca/ 

Canadian Mental Health Association - Ontario 

Resources, information and services related to mental health in Ontario 

http://ontario.cmha.ca/ 

 

Find your own CMHA branch:

https://cmha.ca/find-your-cmha 

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction 

Website of information related to Substance Use and Addiction (reports, publications, information and resources)

https://ccsa.ca/ 

Mind Your Mind 

Online tools to help support your mental health 

https://mindyourmind.ca 

Addictions and Mental Health Ontario 

Resource for mental health and addictions information and support 

https://amho.ca/ 

Children’s Mental Health Ontario 

Online information, resources and services for children’s mental health in Ontario 

https://www.cmho.org/ 

Mental Health First Aid Canada 

General resources on different types of mental health problems

https://www.mhfa.ca/en/general-resources 

Iamsick.ca 

A navigation tool for the mental health system in Ontario 

https://www.iamsick.ca/en/static/ontario-mental-health-navigation-tool 

CAMH – Mental Health and Addictions 

Mental illness and addictions index

http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index 

Families for Addiction Recovery 

A resource for information on supporting family members struggling with addiction 

https://www.farcanada.org/ 

Anxiety Canada 

Various resources, tools, videos on managing anxiety

http://www.anxietycanada.com 

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health 

Provides resources on how to transition back to work smoothly, how to address awkward questions from colleagues and how to work with employers on accommodations 

https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/ 

Centre for Inner Freedom 

An 8-week course enabling people to let go of the past, worry less about the future, and live more fully in the present moment. Practices include sitting, standing, lying and moving meditations. Deal effectively with stress, depression and chronic pain. 

https://www.centerforinnerfreedom.com/ 
Self-Care Resources Canada  http://selfcare.ca 

Mutual Support Services/Groups

Resources Website/Phone Number

Alcoholics Anonymous 

AA Toronto directory 

https://www.aatoronto.org 
Online Group AA Meetings 

https://www.onlinegroupaa.org/ 

https://www.aaonlinemeeting.net/ 

Online Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous (Global Service Resource) 

An online meeting directory for AA. 

http://www.aa-intergroup.org 
Narcotics Anonymous  https://www.na.org 
Virtual Narcotics Anonymous Meetings (Global service resource)  https://virtual-na.org 
Cocaine Anonymous  https://www.ca-online.org 
Crystal Meth Anonymous  https://crystalmeth.org/cma-meetings/cma-meetings-directory/3736-online.html 
Marijuana Anonymous  https://marijuana-anonymous.org/find-a-meeting/ 

In the Rooms 

Recovery space for people when you can’t meet face to face 

https://www.intherooms.com/home/ 

Unity Recovery 

Recovery community organization

https://unityrecovery.org/ 

SMART Recovery 

Self-management and recovery training, online, app 

https://www.smartrecovery.org 

Support Groups Ontario 

Psychology Today groups listing

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/groups/addiction/ontario?sid=5d9b6414337ee&rec_next=1 
Apps for Alcohol Addiction Recovery

https://www.addictioncampuses.com/alcohol/apps-for-recovery/ 

https://www.sobergrid.com/howitworks 

Apps for Maintaining your Mental Health

10 apps for your mental health

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/news/10-best-apps-for-improving-maintaining-your-mental-health-0216708/ 

The Big White Wall 

Online Mental Health Community’ free, online mental health and wellbeing service that helps people who are dealing with everyday stressors or major life events. Available 24/7/365, supported by clinically trained ‘Wall Guides’, self-guided courses and self-improvement tools and resources

https://www.bigwhitewall.ca/v2/Home.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f 

COVID Resources

Resources Website/Phone Number

COVID-19 Telehealth  

If individuals are concerned that they may be exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 

866-797-0000
Mental Health Considerations during the COVID-19 Outbreak  https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf?sfvrsn=6d3578af_2 
Coping with the Stress of the COVID-19 Outbreak  https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/coping-with-stress.pdf?sfvrsn=9845bc3a_2 
Tips for Coping with COVID-19  https://www.morneaushepell.com/permafiles/92174/covid-19-tips-coping-can.pdf 
Canadian Mental Health Association – COVID-19: Mental Health and Wellbeing  https://cmha.ca/news/covid-19-and-mental-health 
Mental Health Commission of Canada – COVID19 Resource Hub  https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/covid19 
Mental Health Commission of Canada -  Mental Health First Aid COVID-19 Self-Care and Resilience Guide  https://www.mhfa.ca/sites/default/files/mhfa_self-care-resilience-guide.pdf 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

COVID-19 Stress and Coping 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html 
 

 

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