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Mental Health resources:

Mental Health Crisis Lines: 

The Mental Health Crisis Line (24 hours a day/7 days a week) 613-722-6914 

Distress Centre of Ottawa (24 hours a day/7 days a week) 613-238-3311

Kids Help Phone (bilingual) 1-800-668-6868

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre Crisis Line 24/7 (English) 613-562-2333 24hr Line: 613-562-2333 

Targeted Resources: First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 24/7 (Bilingual, Other) 1-855-242-3310 

Parents' Lifeline of Eastern Ontario (PLEO)613-321-32111-855-775-7005 (Toll Free) 

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) : Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line for Eastern OntarioWe’ve all had a crisis. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or just can’t take it anymore—you are not alone.1-877-377-7775 (Toll Free) 

Tel-Aide Outaouais24-hr crisis line for francophones living in Ottawa and Gatineau.613-741-64331-800-567-9699 

Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student HelplineGood2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health and addictions.1-866-925-5454 

ConnexOntarioOntario-wide information and referral for people experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues. Service is provided 24/7/365.1-866-531-2600 

Online Resources: Big White Wall (BWW)Online mental health support network for those 16+ that helps people to better manage stress and anxiety.* Connects you with others who are experiencing similar issues creates evidence based apps to pro-actively help with your mind, whether it be phobia, stress or anxiety. Endorsed by the National Health Service (NHS) and Anxiety UK

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