With COVID-19’s third wave firmly here in Ontario, we continue to be burdened with stressful situations that impact our mental health. The following mental health services are available for nurses and health-care professionals. Please consider using these services for mental health support and guidance.
While ONA is sharing these offers with you, we are not able to endorse any offers or goods, services or organizations. Any guarantee is from the provider.
Mindwell for Health-care Workers. This is a four-week program that was designed through consultations with the Canadian Federation of Nurses Union mental health experts and nurse leaders from across the country. The program offers training and tools to better manage stress and difficult situations.
Starling Minds has already helped thousands of individuals improve their wellbeing with their digital mental health programs. Now they would like to help you combat the stress, anxiety, and worry related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Free access with no strings attached. Register now for the free and confidential digital mental health program. Visit: https://info.starlingminds.com/covid19-free-mental-health
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is offering free online mental health programs to essential workers struggling with the emotional and psychological strain of COVID-19. Focusing on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems. For more information, go to https://cmha.ca/news/covid-19-and-mental-health.
In partnership with Crisis Text Line, Kids Help Phone is offering crisis response across Canada, for all ages. In this moment of heightened anxiety, they are always there in any moment of need to support you. Text FRONTLINE to 741741 to access free, confidential 24/7 mental health support in both official languages.