Mental health includes many areas of our wellbeing including our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It impacts how we handle stress, how we connect with one another and how we act within our lives. We all have mental health and can all take steps to take care of it. That being said, it can be tricky to know where to start.
Here is a compilation of some lists made by other organizations that specialize in wellness and mental health. This is not exhaustive. If you cannot find what you are looking for, search mental health support for your city, school or community and there will be tailored results!
Covid-19 Resources from Jack.org
Jack.org is an organization that empowers young leaders across Canada to revolutionize mental health. This webpage in particular is designed with Covid and mental health in mind, to help you support your own mental health, how to be there for others and even topics like reducing financial anxiety during this time.
Canadian Mental Health Association Brochures
The Canadian Mental Health Association has a series of brochures that cover a variety of topics. Each brochure contains mental health tips, more information about specific mental health issues and strategies.
Indigenous Youth Wellness
This website is designed with Indigenous youth in mind, so explore the whole thing! This link in particular is a list of resources for Indigenous youth across Canada, covering a wide variety of topics like culture, identity, support and colonization.
What is self-care? Self-care is any activity that we do specifically to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Created by our partners at Embarc, these are four activities that are examples of self-care. Use these activities or be inspired to do something for yourself today!
Charlie and Josh are two SOI alumni who now work at Parks Canada in the Nunavut Field Unit. We interviewed them about their current jobs and their...