Mental Health Resources


Importance of Home Exercise

While being isolated


Open Minds, Healthy Minds

Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy 

Youth Mental Health Resource Hub

A hub of resources to help you take care of yourself and look out for the people you love during this challenging time

Bounce Back Program

BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry. 

Mind Your Mind

mindyourmind exists in the space where mental health, wellness, engagement and technology meet. We work with young people aged 14 to 29 to co-create interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience.

Autism Ontario

Autism Ontario has resources available to help families and students with autism and is soliciting information via a brief survey that parents can complete as to how they can support families during this time.

We Matter

An online community of uplifting written, artistic and video messages of hardship, hope and healing for Indigenous youth, by Indigenous youth.

Anxiety Canada

Free online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety.   

New Path

Please call:  705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 and a counsellor will contact you to book an appointment by telephone. 


(Note: For Emergencies such as harm to self or others, call 911 or go to the emergency department of your local hospital)

In Simcoe County - If you or someone you know is in crisis or requires immediate support,

In Simcoe South

First Nations Métis and Inuit Mental Health Services for Families

A resource with tips for First Nations parents and families on supporting mental wellness of children and young people in their communities.

Provides Primary Care, Wellness checks and a variety of holistic services through phone appointments and virtual offerings. Contact clinics in Barrie (705)-721-9554,

Provides Primary Care appointments, as well as offer online programs, virtual mental health counselling and virtual Traditional Healing sessions. Call (705) 527-4154 to reach the clinic in Midland.

Apps Available

Calm App

Available on Google Play and the App Store

MindShift App

Available on Google Play and the App Store


Available on Google Play and the App Store

Stop, Breathe, Think

Available on Google Play and the App Store

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

Is available over the phone, providing support, information, resources and referrals

Student Work

As part of their Service Learning Project in Leadership, Wendy Burke and Faith Dilley produced this booklet.

Being in quarantine can have negative effects on our mental health.  We wanted to help you stay paw'sitive.   Here is a resource with lots of things to keep you busy while social distancing and to help promote good mental health. 

Mental Health Book (2).pdf