COVID-19: Online Resources and Support

March 19, 2020  

In an effort to help our clients and community find information about assistance and social support during the COVID-19 outbreak, we have compiled a list of online community resources. This list will be updated regularly. Please continue to visit us online for more information and resources.

Covid-19 Outbreak Updates

The Public Health Agency – Government of Canada: www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

The Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 Self-Assessment: www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-self-assessment

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit: www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/

Mental Health Support

Anxiety Canada: www.anxietycanada.com

Coronavirus anxiety support: www.virusanxiety.com

Mental and emotional wellness support: www.calm.com

Free Meditation classes: www.imcw.org

Free Mindfulness practice sessions: https://www.irest.org/live-stream-sangha-sessions-richard-and-stephanie

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) COVID-19 Support – http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19#coping

Simcoe County Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Crisis Line – 705-728-5044

Addiction Support

A global recovery community: www.intherooms.com

Alcoholics Anonymous : http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php

Self-management and recovery training: smartrecovery.org

Narcotics Anonymous:  www.na.org/meetingsearch/

Cocaine Anonymous: www.ca-online.org

Overdose Prevention line in Ontario: www.grenfellministries.org/overdose-prevention-line

Other Supports

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses: www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-support-for-canadians-and-businesses.html

Free CPD courses, patient resources and community forums: www.machealth.ca

Free online courses, audio books, eBooks, movies, colouring books and more: www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses

Free online YMCA fitness classes for all ages: www.ymca360.org