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List of resources

This webpage suggests resources for issues related to mental health, addictions, violence, and more. Contact TAV College’s Mental Health Resource Counsellor for more information: noemie@tav.ca

*If you are at risk of harm to others or yourself, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 and Mental Health
  2. Resources For Youth
  3. Resources For Everyone
  4. Suicide Prevention
  5. Addictions
  6. LGBT+ Community Members
  7. Sexual and/or Domestic Violence
  8. Crisis Centers
  9. Mental Health
  10. Newly Arrived Immigrants
  11. Other Resources and Food Assistance

COVID-19 AND MENTAL HEALTH

Student Wellness and COVID-19

  Psychology Works Fact Sheet: Student Wellness and COVID-19 – Canadian Psychological Association

   “The information that follows is intended to help students cope psychologically in the face of health risks like COVID-19.”

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Free digital cognitive behavioral therapy

  Starling Minds

   Free digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program for COVID-19 related issues

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Virus anxiety

  Virus anxiety

   Tools to provide care for your coronavirus anxiety

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Listening services for youth (20 years old and younger)

Kids Help Phone

  Kids Help Phone

   24 / 7 counseling and listening general helpline/texting service for young adults up to 20 years old

  1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 for texting service

Tel-Jeunes

  Tel-Jeunes

   24 / 7 phone counseling service. 

  1-800-263-2266, or 514-600-1002 for text support (available between 8 am and 11 pm)

Listening services for everyone

Tel-Aide

  Tel-Aide

   24/7 general assistance and listening service for people aged 18 years +

  514-935-1101

Centre d’écoute et de référence multi-écoute

  Centre d’écoute et de référence multi-écoute

   Listening and assistance service available in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Russian

   514 -737-3604 (Monday – Friday, from 9 AM – 12 PM, and 1 PM – 5 PM)

Centre d’écoute et d’intervention face à face

  Centre d’écoute et d’intervention face à face

   Offers active listening, intervention, and collaborative support to vulnerable and isolated individuals, on the telephone and in-person

  514-934-4546 (Monday – Friday, 9 AM- 5 PM)

McGill’s Students’ Nightline

 McGill’s Students’ Nightline

   A confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental listening service run by McGill students. (Non-professional)

  514-398-6246 (7 days a week, 6 PM to 3 AM, closed during summer)

Helpline for Parents

 LigneParents (Helpline for Parents)

   24/7 bilingual helpline and resource center for parents and/or new parents who have questions or are struggling with parenting challenges, emotions, and more. Available in English or French.

  1-800-361-5085

suicide prevention

Suicide Action Montreal

  Suicide Action Montreal (SAM)

   Suicide Action Montréal offers Montrealers who are either witnesses, distressed, worried, or bereaved, a range of support services to help them through their problems.

  1-866-277-3553 (Available 24/7)

Crisis Services Canada

  Crisis Services Canada

   A national network of existing distress, crisis, and suicide prevention line services.

   Call 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645

Helpline for Parents

  Suicide.ca

   “I’m thinking about suicide; I’m worried about someone; I’m grieving a loss by suicide.”

  1-866-277-3553 or chat online (Available 24/7)

Addictions

Drug Help & Referral

  Drug Help & Referral

   24/7 listening and referral service that provides support, information, and referrals to anyone worried about their use of drugs, alcohol, and/or medication, as well as, to their loved ones.

   514-527-2626 or 1-800-265-2626

Gambling Help & Referral

  Gambling Help & Referral (SOS Jeux)

   24/7 listening and referral service that provides support, information, and referrals to anyone affected by excessive gambling, across Québec

  514-527-0140 or 1-800-461-0140

Al-Anon

  Al-Anon

   Support community for someone with a drinking problem, or someone who is worried about someone with a drinking problem.

  1-888-425-2666

ANEB

  ANEB

   Professional services offering hope and support to people suffering from eating disorders.

   514-630-0907 (Available every day from 8 AM – 3 AM)

Alcoholics Anonymous

  Alcoholics Anonymous

   Professional services offering support to people with a drinking problem

    514-350-3444 (Available 7 days a week, 9 AM and to 10 PM) or email helpline@aa87.org 

Drug or Alcohol Abuse

  Urgence Toxico

   Are you in crisis and distress because of the use of drugs, alcohol, or both? Is someone around you in this situation?

  Call the Emergency Department immediately at 514 288-1515 or go directly to the emergency center at 110 rue Prince-Arthur Ouest, Montreal, QC.

 

LGBT+ Community members

Interligne

  Interligne

   “We are here to listen to you and support you, no matter what you have to say, or the situation you are currently facing.”

   Call or text 514 866-0103 (Available 24/7)

Report a situation of violence here.

Help for trans Quebec

  Aide aux trans du Québec

   “The staff tackle any issues or questions relating to the trans-identity, always without any judgment. Reach out to us if need be!”

  1-855-909-9038 ext.1 or email ecoute@atq1980.org

 

Sexual and/or domestic violence

Sexual violence resource webpage

Crisis centers

Crisis Services Canada

  Crisis Services Canada

   A national network of existing distress, crisis, and suicide prevention line services

  1-866-277-3553 (Available 24/7) or text 45645 (Available between 4 PM and 12 AM)

Tracom Crisis Intervention Centre

  Tracom Crisis Intervention Centre

   Bilingual psychosocial crisis intervention services offered to an adult clientele, as well as family members, caregivers, or friends of adults in distress.

  514-483- 3033 (24/7 telephone support)

Mental health

Centre St-Pierre

  Centre St-Pierre

   Offering psychotherapy in English, French, and Spanish (sliding-scale fees): You can contact them to be put on their waiting list

   514 524-3561

Argyle Institute

  Argyle Institute

   Offers psychotherapy services on a sliding-scale fee structure.

   514-931-5629

AMI-Quebec

  AMI-Quebec

   Helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy

  514-486-1448

Revivre

  Revivre

   Helpline offering counseling assistance for feelings of anxiety, depression, and bipolarity.

  1-866-738-4873 (Available Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM)

Newly arrived immigrants

PROMIS

   PROMIS

   Assistance to immigrants and refugees with language services, employment assistance, and food security

   514-345-1615

Facebook community group

   International Students at TAV College

   Support group to ask and answer general questions

OTHER RESOURCES

Information and Referral Center of Greater Montreal

  Information and Referral Center of Greater Montreal

   General support helpline for finding various other resources

  2-1-1 (Available 7 days a week, from 8 AM – 6 PM)

Info-Social

 Info-Social

   Info‑Social 811 service professionals give advice and can answer questions about psychosocial issues. If necessary, they can also refer you to an appropriate resource in the health and social services network or to a community resource.

  8-1-1 (Available 24 / 7)

FOOD BANKS

  Local Food Banks

   Food assistance services in the form of food banks, solidarity grocery stores, food vouchers, or health baskets.

  2-1-1 (Available Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM)

UPDATED: MAY 17, 2021

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