The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information, counseling resources and books:

Mental Health Information:


Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Panic Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder

Postpartum Anxiety and OCD

Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts
Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts
Mother Hunger: How Adult Daughters Can Understand and Heal from Lost Nurturance, Protection, and Guidance
The Birth of A Mother: How the Motherhood Experience Changes you Forever

Trauma and Intergenerational Trauma

The Body Keeps the Score
It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
Emotional Inheritance

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Smart but Scattered

CHADD – The National Resource on ADHD
ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIH

Bipolar Disorder

National Institute of Mental Health


American Psychological Association
Canadian Mental Health Association – Postpartum Depression
Mindful Way Through Depression

Divorce/Separation & Children

Difficult Questions Kids Ask (And Are Afraid To Ask) about Divorce
Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

Eating Disorders

American Psychological Association
National Institute of Mental Health

Early Childhood Development/Parenting

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk
Touchpoints: Birth to Three
The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling The Problems of Early Childhood
Parenting from the Inside Out: How Deeper Self Understanding can Help You Raise Children who Thrive

What About Us


The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry using Acceptance and Commitment
Wherever You Go, There You Are

Personality Disorders

American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association

Schizoaffective Disorder

National Alliance on Mental Illness


Early Psychosis and Psychosis

Treatment Clinics & Centres:

Adult Mental Health, North York General Hospital
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, North York General Hospital
Day Treatment, Mount Sinai Hospital
Eating Disorders Clinic, Hospital for Sick Children
Eating Disorders Clinic, Toronto General Hospital
Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Inpatient Services, Mount Sinai Hospital
Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Chronic Health Conditions, North York General Hospital
Sheena’s Place- Support for Eating Disorders
Substance Abuse Program, Hospital for Sick Children
Transgender Youth Clinic, Hospital for Sick Children
Youthdale Treatment Centres (children and Youth)

Associations and Institutes:

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychological Association (APA)
Canadian Mental Health Association
Children’s Mental Health Ontario
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Simply Being- A no frills Meditation app in which you choose the music you like and time you have for a guided meditation


If you are in need of immediate medical attention, go to the nearest hospital emergency department, or call 911.

24-hour Crisis Services:

Good2talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline for post-secondary students in Ontario, and it is open 24 hours /day. Call1-866-925-5454

Emergency and Crisis Services at offers a variety of crisis services.

The Gerstein Centre offers crisis intervention to adults living in Toronto who experience mental health problems. Services include telephone support, community visits and a short-stay residence. All services are free of charge and can be accessed through the Crisis Line at 416-929-5200, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Assaulted Women’s Helpline | 416-863-0511 | TTY/ATS 416-364-8762

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre | 416-597-8808

York Region Women’s Sexual Assault Helpline | 905-895-7313

Ontario Victim Support Line | 416-314-2447