Managing Stress In Self-Isolation


Due to the shutdown imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many of us have been wrested from the comfort of our daily routine. We no longer are able to meet loved ones & family, and our other social connections have become restricted to a digital space. This can give rise to stress or anxiety. It is important for our mental well-being that we connect with friends and family in a safe way, ensure we are staying healthy with enough exercise and food.

If you are experiencing stress, anxiety, panic or depression, and if you require emotional support related to COVID-19, do reach out to any of the following community resources (at no cost):

Call: 211

TTY: 1-888-340-1001

Text: 21166

Email, call 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week

Call 416-408-4357, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Text 45645 between 4 p.m. and midnight. Translation is available in many languages for crisis calls only.

Call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Service is available in English and French.

Call 416-323-3721 between noon and 8 p.m. Call 416-960-9276 between 8 p.m. and midnight. Text 647-557-5882

Call: 416-969-8510

416-929-5200, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Translation is available in many languages.

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