If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance, go to the nearest hospital or call 9-1-1.
Contact your General Practitioner for a referral to a qualified mental health care professional.
For mental health services in your community, contact your local Canadian Mental Health Association branch.
This workbook is meant to help individuals with mental health problems build self-confidence and create ideas on how to find a job. The exercises in this manual are designed to help identify strengths and expectations about work/life balance. These exercises are also beneficial for those in a support group and job skill building sessions.
This resource guide developed for the Access to Real Work project of the Canadian Mental Health Association – National office. It includes two sections; the first on Hints on Employment providing guidelines for new employees and what to expect, and the second on Workplace Accommodations. The information comes from career counsellors and the personal experiences of consumers.
The Guide to Canadian Early Psychosis Initiatives, prepared through 2000-2001, was an attempt to create a single, comprehensive source of information regarding the many and varied early psychosis initiatives being pursued across Canada.
The Students’ Guide to Mental Health and High School explores some of the issues related to being a teen and experiencing mental health problems and mental illness.The information in this guide is for all teens struggling with mental health problems, whether or not you’ve got an actual diagnosis. The purpose of this guide is to give youth who are having mental health problems some tools to help them get through high school and go on to work or further studies at college or university.
This guide is designed for employers concerned about retaining employees with a mental illness, and those actively seeking to hire people with a psychiatric disability. It outlines principles and practical strategies useful to small businesses and corporations, the private sector as well as government services.