I'm struggling with my mental health because of the ongoing pandemic. What can I do to cope?
COVID-19 has inflicted so much anxiety that Kids Help Phone now offers support to adults
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, along with stressors including physical isolation, home schooling, job loss, grief and fear, many people may feel they are reaching their mental and emotional limits.
Canadians have been grappling with so much anxiety that Kids Help Phone started a dedicated service to support adults, in addition to its decades-old role as a place where children and youth can find someone to listen when they're feeling distressed.
On the latest episode of The Dose, Alisa Simon from Kids Help Phone joins Dr. Brian Goldman to talk about the many issues people are struggling with, along with ways to cope.
Where to turn for support
Counsellors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children, youth and adults at Kids Help Phone.
Children and youth:
- Call 1-800-668-6868
- Text TALK to 686868
- Text WELLNESS to 741741
How to listen to The Dose
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