If you are having a tough time right now, you are not alone

Dear Springboard Community,

We know the holidays can be a stressful and challenging time for our community. But this year, with pandemic fatigue and new restrictions in place, you may be feeling particularly anxious, isolated or exhausted. If you are having a tough time, please know that you are not alone.

We all feel down and hopeless sometimes, and we all need help when we do.

If you need someone to talk to, please reach out to someone in your life that you trust, or contact one of the resources listed below. These supports are available 24/7. We also encourage you to share this information with anyone in your life who may benefit.

You matter to our community and to your loved ones.

Covid resources FbookFor Kids:

• Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868


For University Students:

• Good2Talk: 1-866-925-5454


General Resources:

• The Gerstein Crisis Line: 416-929-5200
• Canada Suicide Prevention Hotline: 833-456-4566
• TogetherAll: https://togetherall.com/en-ca/
• Ontario Mental Health Helpline – call 1-866-531-2600


If you are worried about your immediate safety, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

 

Looking for support for ADHD and COVID?

CADDAC has put together an excellent set of tools, articles and videos focusing on how to navigate the combined impact of COVID and ADHD. Click on this link to find everything from ideas to keep your children occupied, to financial support, to getting through isolation as an individual and/or family. It is definitely worth your time!

We know this pandemic has taken a lot out of everyone and we know that it may still feel like there's a long road ahead. But, we also know that it will come to an end. This too shall pass!

 

Springboard Clinic will re-open on January 4th and we look forward to re-connecting with you then. We are honoured to be part of your mental health support team.

Warmly,
The Springboard Clinic Team

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