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Staff & Faculty Mental Wellness and Mental Health Services

This page lists Staff & Faculty Mental Wellness and Mental Health services

I am in CRISIS and need help NOW

Call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest Hospital Emergency Room

Reach Out Crisis Response Line (24/7 Crisis response line and web chat – Free and Confidential)

Canadian Mental Health Association

Employee Assistance Program and Group Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

If you find yourself struggling, please reach out.  Counsellors are available to connect over the phone, or in person (provided it is safe to do so following physical distancing protocols). FSEAP is 100% confidential, no charge to you, and available 24/7, 365 days per year.

Articles from FSEAP

Group Benefits Informationfor eligible faculty and staff only.

Mental Health / Mental Wellbeing Resources

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – CAMH

Wellness Together Canada – Mental Health and Substance Use Support

Canadian Psychological Association

Canadian Mental Health Association

  • Wellness Tracking Tool. Understand different facets of mental health, measured here by the ability to enjoy life, resilience, balance, self-actualization and flexibility.
  • Bounceback: A free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.

Beacon / Stronger Minds

  • Stronger Minds is a free digital program by BEACON, created to support the mental well-being of Canadians through the coronavirus crisis. The BEACON team of psychologists are sharing day-to-day guidance through videos, quick reads and resilience-building activities, to help you learn how to protect your mental well-being through these times. Fresh and useful insights will be shared in response to the evolving concerns expressed by Stronger Minds participants, including:
    • How to overcome anxieties, fears, and stresses
    • Staying positive and hopeful
    • Dealing with isolation and loneliness
    • Parenting, maintaining motivation, getting better sleep, and more

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Treasury Board of Canada