The current coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is a special and unusual reality. This can affect people physically, but also psychologically. Indeed, in such a context, many people will experience reactions of fear, stress, worry or depression.
Here are some useful resources to help us keep our balance!
Are you feeling stressed, anxious or depressed?
- Advice that can help you to intelligently deal with events stemming from the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic, MSSS
- Coping with stress and anxiety: Strategies to maintain your mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
- The Working Mind COVID-19 Self-care & Resilience Guide, Mental Health Commission of Canada
- World’s Easiest Stress Test
- A Guide to Sleeping with Coronavirus Anxiety
Talk to someone
- Talk to a social worker of the Clinic (with or without appointment): call 514-937-9251 ext. 7248, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
- Call Tel-Aide: Listening center offering 24/7 services to people who suffer from loneliness, stress, distress or who need to confide: 514 935-1101
- Call Social Info: 8-1-1 (24/7)
- L’Autre maison crisis center (24/7 for people in distress): 514 768-7225
Suicide prevention and support.
- Need help? Connect with Crisis Services Canada by phone or text
Do you need to deal with the new reality of staying at home?
- Advice and tips to help make the experience of this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 epidemic more pleasant, MSSS
- Take Care of Yourself and Each Other, Public Health Ontario
You are in mourning for a loved one because of the pandemic
For parents and children
- Advice that can help you to better support your children during the coronavirus COVID-19 events, MSSS
- How children and teens experience bereavement, MSSS
- These parent-tested tips will help kids play by themselves – and many other activities!, Active for life
For elders and caregivers
- Le GO pour bouger! program, by Santé Montréal, helps you stay active and improve physical fitness. 5 colour UNITS for 5 exercise programs adapted to your level of physical fitness.Each training program lasts 10 to 15 minutes
- Informal Caregivers: information and resources that are likely to support you, MSSS