Mental Wellness

In partnership with Ottawa Public Health,
CHEO’s YouthNet

They have officially launched the new Youth Mental Health E-Learning Hub. This creative bilingual website was designed by Ottawa youth for youth ages 13 to 24 to participate in a self-guided learning journey about mental health, explore community resources available to them and connect with each other. Teachers and educators can also benefit from this e-learning hub for their lesson plans and to facilitate important conversations with their students about mental health.


We’re so glad you’re here. is a safe place where everyone is welcome, respected and supported.

Salaam Canada

Salaam Canada is a national volunteer-run organization 
dedicated to creating and cultivating safe and supportive spaces for LGBTQ Muslims. We celebrate  the diverse experiences of our community and support LGBTQ people who identify with Islam ritually, culturally, spiritually, or religiously. Salaam Canada advocates for social justice and addresses the intersecting issues around homophobia, transphobia,  Islamophobia, and racism.

Limitless Youth Inc

Limitless Youth is a flexible, individualized, and accessible Mental Health Service that supports Children, Youth, and their Families.

Our team of experienced Child and Youth Care Practitioners are here to help children, youth and families reach their goals and brighten their future!

Mind Beacon

Mental health support that fits your life....

Rural Ottawa Youth

Mental health support for youth ages 12-24

When Technology Takes Over

Are you spending too much time on your screen??? Here are some tips and resources for you that you might find helpful!

When Technology Takes Over- Brochure.pdf

When Technology Takes Over- Resources.pdf

Bereaved Families of Ontario Youth Group

Youth Poster


BFO is a volunteer-run organization that facilitates free support groups for people who have suffered a loss.  The Youth Group has moved to a virtual platform and we meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm. 

See below for registration links and further information.

BFO Programming:

Support and Share night registration:


Youth Net Drop-Ins & Programs 

Please see the link below for details
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This is IMPORTANT as right NOW is the time to SIGN UP to our PROGRAMS!!! 
The BEST way to sign up is to EMAIL[email protected] ANDJOIN our waitlist:

youth net

Alateen Ottawa
 is now on Zoom. Please see the attachment below for all of the details. You can also visit their website at Alateen Ottawa

Alateen-Zoom-Meeting Flyer.pdf

The Zone

>>>>>The Zone Video<<<<<

Community Student and Family Resources

  • Crisis Lines: Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24 hrs)
  • Ottawa Distress Centre 613-238-3311 (24 hrs)
  • Mental Health Crisis Line 613-722-6914 (24 hrs)
  • Youth Space -Feeling depressed online text and chat
  • Youth Service Bureau - YSB - Mobile crisis team 613-562-3004 (7 days a week, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.) Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line for Eastern Ontario - 613-260-2360 or 1-877-377-7775 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) Crisis Chat website: (Thursday to Sunday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Need Help Now: information for youth who have been impacted by inappropriate posting of sexual pictures/video by their peers. The website includes practical steps for youth to regain control over the situation:
  • Other ResourcesWestern Ottawa Community Resource Centre - the WOCRC provides youth programs, parenting workshops, information, counselling and support in times of crisis Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services - 613-724-4881, The Youth Line - Ontario's provincial LGBT peer support and information line 1-800-268-9688 or
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health -
  • The following website is an excellent source of information regarding mental health and family crisis -
  • Terrace Wellness Centre:  Affordable Counselling Program
  • Wellness Together Canada: Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.  Wellness Together
  • Ability CBT:   Select the program that best meets your needs; Anxiety (Pandemic), Anxiety, Depression, Pain Management or Insomnia.
  • School Mental Health Ontario: Works together with Ontario school districts to support student mental health. School Mental Health Ontario

Helpful Apps!


What's Up- This app uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) methods to help with a number of issues including depression, anxiety, and stress. What's Up App

Happify focuses on your emotional health and wellbeing using games and activities developed by scientists. Happify App

Headspace is an app to help with meditation. Whether you are having trouble sleeping or feeling stress in the workplace, this app can help guide you through meditation activities and mindfulness techniques for better mental health. Headspace App

Sanvello offers psychologist-designed tools to address stress, anxiety, and depression. Sanvello App


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