Help is Available

If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis please contact the Mental Health Crisis Line at (709) 737-4668 or toll free 1-888-737-4668.

Local Calls

(709) 737-4668

Toll Free

1-800-737-4668

Where to Turn

Provincial Help Lines, Clinics, and Hospitals.

Smokers Helpline (Eastern)

Toll Free: 1-800-363-5864

Gambling Help Line (Eastern)

Toll Free: 1-888-889-4357 (HELP)

CHANNAL (Eastern)

Warm Line: 1-855-753-2560

Local: 709-753-2560

Sunday to Saturday: 11:00 am 11:00 pm

James Paton Memorial Hospital (Central)

125 Trans-Canada Hwy

Gander, NL A1V 1P7

(709) 256-2500

Central NL Regional Health Centre (Central)

50 Union St

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 2E1

(709) 292-2500

Mobile Crisis Response Team (Eastern)

Phone Number: 709-737-4668

Kid’s Help Phone

Toll Free: 1-800-668-6868

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

Toll Free: 1-800-726-2743

Resources

Feelings Wheel

A TOOL FOR UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS

The Feeling Wheel can help people recognize and communicate what they are feeling. The inner circle is labeled with names of primary feelings (mad, sad, scared, joyful, powerful, and peaceful). The outer rings contain names of secondary feelings related to the primary ones. Use the Feelings Wheel, by Gloria Willcox, to describe how you’re feeling.

Self-Care Wheel

A TOOL FOR MANAGING STRESS AND ACHIEVING HAPPINESS

With over 80 self-care exercises and healing modalities, the Self-Care Wheel, by Olga Phoenix, is a great beginning for your personalized, preventative, and sustainable Self-Care plan. Use the Self-Care Wheel below to manage every-day stress, increase contentment and life satisfaction, and learn which areas of your life need improvement.

Self-Esteem Journal

A TOOL TO HELP IMPROVE SELF-ESTEEM

Positive journaling has been found to help improve feelings of well-being and self-esteem. Record three daily statements related to your successes, good qualities, and positive experiences. This worksheet, by TherapistAid.com, is great for those who need ideas to journal about and has been designed with daily prompts, such as “Today I accomplished…” and “Something I did for someone…”.

Support vs. ‘Toxic Positivity’

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE

Offering someone ‘toxic positivity’ can often shut down the conversation by making them feel they shouldn’t share their ‘bad’ feelings. Supporting others through validation can let them know that their negative feelings are okay and they are not alone. The chart below, by Whitney Hawkins Goodman, LMFT, provides examples of validating statements versus toxic positivity. Which statement will have a more effective outcome for the person you are trying to support?

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Workplace Mental Health Corporate Sponsor Flyer

HOW YOUR ORGANIZATION CAN HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES

Corporate sponsors bring valuable support, a network of people and, oftentimes. employees who are passionate about creating positive change. Help build a society where people with a mental illness diagnosis can reach out for treatment without fear, shame, or stigma.

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