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Links to trusted resources about COVID-19 updates both in Canada and the Region of Waterloo

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Cover Health Online Clinic

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Children & Youth Planning Table

A community-wide partnership between 600+ service providers serving children, youth and families in our community.

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A digital clinic that is free for residents of Ontario, allowing convenient, at-home access to health care.

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Family Compass  Waterloo Region

An easy guide to search for local health, social and recreational services for children and youth in Waterloo Region.

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Domestic Assault Review Team of WR

A community coordinating committee that facilitates a coordinated and effective approach to domestic violence cases within the Region. 

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Government of Ontario Resources

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A list of available resources and supports for residents of Ontario during COVID-19, with topics ranging from finance to mental health.

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Public Health Agency of Canada

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Information for Canadians on COVID-19 including country-wide updates, current cases, and frequently asked questions.

Region of Waterloo Public Health

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Local information about the Region's response to  COVID-19 including service closures and daily update summaries.

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Wellness Together Canada

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Free resources and modules for addressing low mood, worry, substance use, social isolation, and relationship issues.   

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BounceBack

A free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression 

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Stronger Minds by Beacon

A free online service for Canadians. Designed to help with the specific emotional well-being concerns stirred by the pandemic, but is not designed to replace therapy or counselling.

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The Friendly Voice Program

The Friendly Voice is a general wellbeing check-in to enhance social connections and reduce loneliness in our community.

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Other Free Over the Phone Programs

A list of various over the phone programs available for free to those looking for additional wellness support.

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Fundamental Resources

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The Food Bank Emergency Programs

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Nutrition for Learning

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Crisis Information

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Video & Telephone Counselling

Carizon, as part of The Counselling Collaborative of Waterloo Region, offers remote counselling services on a sliding fee scale so that no one's turned away.

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Front Door: Children's Mental Health

We are your starting point for accessing child and youth mental health services in Waterloo Region.

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The Woebot App

The AI-powered app that uses cognitive behavioural therapy to help you think and feel better. Click below to download Woebot for FREE today.

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Ways to Mental Wellbeing

The Mental Wellness Network of Waterloo Region has created an online toolkit for resources for both individuals, and businesses to improve their mental health.

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