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Get information about how your thoughts, feelings and behaviours are connected and what you can do to care for your well-being. Learning about mental health can help empower you with the language to communicate how you’re feeling.
Practise with tools, tips and resources to help build your skills and improve your wellness in the way that feels best for you. Learn how to identify your strengths, communicate thoughts and feelings, overcome obstacles and connect with support.
Find out how much you know about specific topics and get resources to learn more.
Reduce stress and have fun at the same time.
Identify who and where your community is to get help when you need it.
Try different tools to express how you’re feeling.
Access tools for safety planning and reporting.
Regain calm and relax with these activities.
Identify how you’re feeling and find resources to support you right now.
Explore lived experiences from other young people across Canada. Learn from real-life youth stories, gain new ideas and ask questions to connect and inspire your own wellness journey.
If you need help right now, you can talk to a trained volunteer crisis responder about anything you're going through. No issue is too big or too small.
If you identify as Indigenous, you can ask to be connected with a First Nations, Inuk or Métis crisis responder (if one’s available) by messaging FIRST NATIONS, INUIT or METIS to 686868.
Connect with a professional counsellor to better understand what you're going through and help take a step in the direction you want to go.
Get support in multiple languages over the phone 24/7 by calling 1-800-668-6868.Find out more about phone counselling
You can immerse yourself in data about some common conversation topics to get a deeper understanding of mental health in Canada.
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