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Healthy Minds Mental Health and Wellness Resource Guide

February 8, 2021

Resources, Crisis lines / Warm lines, Websites, Apps

Children and Youth

Kids Help Phone Teen Line
Canadian organization that provides 24/7 free confidential online and telephone counselling in French and English
https://kidshelpphone.ca
1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

KIDTHINK
KIDTHINK Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. is a private, non-profit children’s mental health clinic focused on providing children 12 and under and their families with prevention and early intervention mental health services as well as evidence-based treatment. They offer services on a sliding fee scale as well as free services for families that qualify for the Client Care Subsidy Program or our bursary program.
www.kidthink.ca/clinical-services

NorWest Youth Hub 

Manitoba youth ages 12-29 for counselling, offering in-person, phone, group and virtual sessions
https://norwestcoop.ca/program_service/youth-hub

Drop-in hours Monday – Friday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
204-221-9800 or youthhub@norwestcoop.ca

Adults / Family

211
211 Manitoba is a free, confidential, 24/7 service that connects individuals to government, health, and social services that are available across the province. The service helps Manitobans who are looking to find the right community or social resource but don’t know where to start. In addition to searching on the 211 Manitoba website, individuals can now call 2-1-1 to talk with trained professionals to help find and navigate the services they need.
https://mb.211.ca

AbilitiCBT
Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) program for Manitobans aged 16 and over who are struggling with anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic
https://manitoba.ca/covid19/bewell

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
Provides Manitobans with a range of services and supports relating to alcohol, substance use and problem gambling for youth, adults and families
https://afm.mb.ca

Anxiety Canada
An online resource providing self-help information, programs and workshops. Resources are available for youth, parents, adults and families
https://www.anxietycanada.com

Anxiety Disorders of Manitoba Support Line
Self-help, peer led organization offering support and education to adults dealing with anxiety disorders by people who have lived experience
http://www.adam.mb.ca/blog/adam-s-new-support-line-info

Aulneau Renewal Centre
Provides therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families
Free wellness check-in by phone and free remote counselling for children and youth
https://aulneau.com
204-987-7090

Canadian Centre for Child Protection
The goal of the agency is to reduce the sexual abuse and exploitation of children, assist in the location of missing children, and prevent child victimization through a number of programs, services, and resources
https://protectchildren.ca/en/resources-research/supporting-you-through-covid-19/

Canadian Mental Health Association Service Navigation Hub and Peer Support
Service Navigation specialists help Manitobans navigate the complex system of care to best meet their needs, services are provided to both youth and adults
https://mbwpg.cmha.ca/cmha-service-navigation-hub
204-775-6442

Family Dynamics
Providing supports to families that include; in home support, parent coaching, counselling, family resource centers, licensed child care practitioners and newcomer services.  
Free wellness check-in by phone and free remote counselling for children and youth
https://familydynamics.ca
204-947-1401

Macdonald Youth Services Family Navigator Program
MYS Family Navigators guide youth ages 13-29 and their families through a network of mental health and addiction services in Manitoba
https://www.mys.ca/services/navigator

Manitoba Addictions Helpline
1-855-662-6605

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba
On-line and in person support groups for a variety of mental health and wellness issues for youth and adults
http://www.mooddisordersmanitoba.ca
Warm Line: 204-786-0987

New Directions - Family Therapy Services
Drop-In, Virtual and  Phone Counselling Services free of charge for families with at least one child under 18
204-786-7051  Ext. 5212
family.therapy@newdirections.mb.ca

North End Women’s Centre
Women can receive the understanding, support, and resources they need to make informed choices about their lives.  Resources include, but are not limited to, information, referrals, counselling, outreach, employment programs, transitional housing, groups, and volunteer opportunities.
https://www.newcentre.org/about
204-589-7347

Seneca Services / Sara Riel
Provides community based supports to adults who experience issues with mental illness or mental health challenges including substance use disorders and addiction
https://www.sararielinc.com/en/seneca-warm-line
Warm Line: 204-942-9276

Robyn Priest
Free support groups
https://www.robynpriest.com/

24-Hour Problem Gambling Helpline Toll-Free
1-800-463-1554

Indigenous Services

Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre
The clinic is committed to offering traditional and/or contemporary healing practices
www.ahwc.ca
204-925-3700

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc
Provides Indigenous programs and services that focus on wellness, wholeness and the strengths of Indigenous people 
https://www.kanikanichihk.ca

First Nations and Inuit, Hope for Wellness Helpline
Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all indigenous people across Canada. Services available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut
1-855-242-3310

First Nations Family Advocate

The First Nations Family Advocate Office provides support and advocacy to First Nations families that are involved with the Child and Family Services system
https://firstnationsfamilyadvocate.com
204-957-8450

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
Offering food and wellness packs that include baby supplies, bag lunches, hygiene products and several community programs for children, youth and families
https://www.mamawi.com/community-care
204-925-0330

Ndinawe
Connects vulnerable children and at risk youth with shelter, culture, recreation, education, outreach and the support they need to have healthy lives
https://ndinawe.ca/
204-417-7233

2SLGBTQ+

LGBQT Youth Line
Canadian resource with supports for LGBTQ youth including a phone line, website and online peer chat
https://www.youthline.ca
1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

Rainbow Resource Centre
Offering services and phone/virtual counselling to the 2SLGBTQ+ community
https://rainbowresourcecentre.org/news/2020/update-from-rainbow-resource-centre

Trans Life Line

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support and resources they need to survive and thrive
https://www.translifeline.org
1-877-330-6366

Supports for People with Intellectual / Developmental Differences

Inspire Community Outreach
Offering free on-line web resources, art clubs webinars and more
https://inspirecommunityoutreach.ca/covid-19

St. Amant COVID-19 Community Wellness Line
A wellness line for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, their families and support networks
204-258-7076 or 1-877-858-7076

Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY)
An initiative focused on the integration and co – location of services for Manitoban children and youth with disabilities and special needs 
https://sscy.ca
204- 452-4311

Newcomer Services

Aurora Family Therapy Centre
Offers a wide variety of programs to newcomers across the lifespan to aid in connecting them with the local community supports
http://aurorafamilytherapy.com/newcomer.html

Elmwood Resource Centre
http://elmwoodcrc.ca/category/newcomer

Family Dynamics
A non-profit that provides family supports for Refugees which includes counseling, assessment, goal setting, and advocacy
https://familydynamics.ca/services/neighbourhood-immigrant-settlement-workers/

Islamic Social Service Association
An association that provides family health and social welfare services, inclusive of the many cultural and ethnic groups that comprise the Winnipeg Muslim community. They also provide direct services and supports by collaborating and integrating into main stream health and social services
https://www.issacanada.com

Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organization
https://mansomanitoba.ca/newcomer-resources

MOSAIC Newcomer Family Resource Centre
A non-profit resource centre that provides parenting classes, EAL classes and family literacy with childcare offered out of four locations (Fort Richmond, Fort Garry, River Heights, Downtown)
https://www.mosaicnet.ca

Mount Carmel Clinic
Multicultural Wellness program provides care for the mental, emotional and physical health of Newcomers
https://www.mountcarmel.ca/health-services-listing/?service=185
204-582-2311

Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Workers Program
A program that provides settlement information and orientation to Newcomers, connect Newcomers with programs and services, host special events for Newcomers to meet their neighbours and promote public awareness about Newcomer issues at nine locations around Winnipeg
https://familydynamics.ca/services/neighbourhood-immigrant-settlement-workers

NorWest Co-op
Immigrant Women's Counselling services to help women and children 
https://norwestcoop.ca/program_service/immigrant-womens-counselling
204-940-6624

Crisis lines

Adult Mobile Crisis
204-940-1781

All Nations Coordinated Response – Child Welfare
204-944-4050 or 1-866-345-9241

Crisis Response Centre - Mental Health Crisis
817 Bannatyne Avenue
204-940-1781

Klinic Crisis Line
204-786-8686 or 1-888-322-3019

Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters
Confidential provincial toll-free crisis line
1-877-977-0007

Manitoba Suicide Line
1-877-435-7170

Sexual Assault Crisis Line
1-877-435-7170

Youth Mobile Crisis
204-949-4777 or 1-888-383-2776

Apps

Other Helpful links

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