New COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub Provides Canada's Youth Easy-Access to Support

New COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub Provides Canada's Youth Easy-Access to Support

Jack.org, School Mental Health Ontario and Kids Help Phone launch a COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub, to provide Canada's youth with easy-to-access education, tools, support and the reliable information they need, all in one place. The hub was developed in response to a surge in demand for self-care resources, mental health education and trusted support services during this global pandemic. Kids Help Phone has seen an increase in service demand of more than 300% over the last 2 weeks. It's imperative that we keep mental health top of mind as we all navigate these extraordinary times of physical isolation and reduced access to in-person community services. For more information, or to access the COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub, visit Jack.org/covid.

The Covid-19 Mental Health Resource Hub consists of multimedia; featuring downloadable PDFs, social media posts, and videos, as well as direct links to support services, apps and resources that promote self-care and social connection.

Topics include:

  • How to support positive mental health
  • How to be there for others
  • How to stay socially connected
  • Tips on how to reach out to others while practicing physical-isolation
  • How to practice self-care
  • National Mental health resources

For more information, please visit Jack.org/covid.

SOURCE Jack.org

newswire.ca, "New COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub Provides Canada's Youth Easy-Access to Support" (April 6, 2020) News Release

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