Distress lines

Kids Help Phone (24/7): 1-800-668-6868, online chat:

Toronto Distress Centre (24/7): 416-408-HELP (4357)

York Region Community Crisis Support (24/7): 1-855-310-COPE (2673)

Good websites related to mental health (for youth)

Good websites related to mental health (for adults/parents)

Anxiety Canada:

Mood Disorders Society of Canada:

About Kids Health (by SickKids hospital) – mental health page:

Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada:

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario:

LDAO website for parents and students:

CHEO Health Resources:

Good resources related to mindfulness

Greater Good – information about mindfulness:

Mindful Magazine:

Mrs. Mindfulness (Australia):

Plum Village (Thich Nhat Hanh) mindfulness practices:

Palouse Mindfulness – Free online MBSR course:

Practicing mindfulness together as a family: Family Mindfulness handout Apr 2018

Online guided meditations

UCLA short guided meditations:

UCSD guided meditations for MBSR:

Elisha Goldstein’s short guided practices:

Christopher Germer’s practices in mindful self-compassion:

Dr. Dzung Vo’s short guided practices for teens:

Other good websites

Ontario Psychological Association – About Psychology:

Ontario Psychological Association Psychologist Referral Service:

The Psychology Foundation of Canada:

Mindfulness Everyday (Toronto):

Trauma-informed communities: