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How To Get Mental Health Help

Bridge the gapp is an online resource design to support mental wellness for Adults and Youth:

Bridge the gapp offers self-help resources, links to local services, and allows the user to share their own personal stories. Bridge the gapp also connects you to an eight-week online self-management program called the BreathingRoom.

For more information on Adult resources, visit https://nl.bridgethegapp.ca/adult/

For more information on Youth resources, visit https://nl.bridgethegapp.ca/youth


Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator:

The mental health and addictions patient navigator has knowledge of all mental health and addictions services provided by the health authorities and the community. The navigator will help you to consider options and find the right mental health and addictions service for you you, and your family. The navigator will also connect you to necessary services or programs during your mental health journey.

Telephone: 709-752-3916 or toll-free at 1-877-999-7589; video relay service (VRS) calls are welcome
Email: [email protected]

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm


Lifewise Mental Health Peer Services:

The Warm Line offers non-emergency, non-crisis telephone support for people in the province who are living with mental health issues. Lifewise’s trained peer supporters are non-judgmental and have firsthand knowledge. Lifewise also provides individual and group peer support both virtually and in person.

Call: 1-855-753-2560 for support in English, and 1-833-753-5460 in French (10AM to 12AM, seven days a week)

For more information, please visit https://lifewisenl.ca/services/


Additional Directories and Resources:

211 is the information and referral service that connects you to critical human, social, community and government support. It helps you navigate the complex network of government and community programs and services quickly to find what they need for their unique situation. It is 100% free and confidential.

Call: 2-1-1 to speak to an information and referral specialist 24/7

For more information, please visit https://nl.211.ca/


Thrive’s Directory provides a listing of organizations and services, primarily in the St. John’s Metro area, for Emergency Hotlines/Supports, 2SLGBTQIA+, Childcare, Community Activities, Education, Employment Supports, Health, Housing, Indigenous Communities, and Justice.

For more information, please visit https://www.thrivecyn.ca/directory-of-services/


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