The following are mental health resources in Canada:
Military members & Veterans Specifically
Whether it is through our mental health challenges, the pioneering initiatives we fund through third party partnerships, or our individual support management Hand Up program, we are committed to ensuring we provide a diverse set of programs and services for our wounded soldiers and their families.
There is a wide range of mental health services, support and information for Veterans and their families.
Your Royal Canadian Legion is committed to making a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, providing essential services in our communities, and remembering the men and women who sacrificed for our country.
– Canadian Armed Forces – Family Info Line 1-800-866-4546
– Member Assistance Program 1-800-268-7708
For First Responders and Everyone
Project Trauma Support is a new Canadian program that addresses the Post Traumatic Stress and Operational Stress Injury in military personnel, veterans and first responders.
A peer-led charitable volunteer organization committed to supporting police and corrections personnel who are dealing with psychological injuries diagnosed from service.
Supporting first responders and their families
The CCISF is a national charitable organization dedicated to the mitigation of disabling stress and the fight against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We are Canada’s leader in providing organizational support, education, team development, training and family support for our Emergency Services.
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) was incorporated in 1985 by a group of professionals who saw the need to provide information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.
As a nation-wide, voluntary organization, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.
The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is the voluntary professional organization representing psychology. Psychologists and psychological associates have expertise in treating PTSD, operational stress injuries, mood disorders and other mental health issues impacting those in correctional, emergency and military services.
The PTSD Association of Canada is a not for profit organization that exists to help those experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD and those who care for traumatized individuals, as well as their families, friends and fellow workers and medical community.