Mental Health Resources

Here you can find an evergrowing list of helpful websites and resources on mental health & wellness in Canada

  • Connex Ontario: Information about Mental Health, Addictions, and Problem Gambling Services in Ontario

  • togetherall: An online service for helping anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues

  • Skills for Change: Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs and Services, One – one counseling, and workshops

  • Bounce Back: CMHA’s free skill-building program to help adults and youth 15+ to manage symptoms of depression and anxiety

  • EveryMind: Program to provide coordinated access to mental health services for infants, children, youth, young adults (up to age 25), and families who live in the Region of Peel

  • Across Boundaries:  Community-based ethnoculturally specific service that provides a dynamic range of dignified, inclusive, and compassionate mental health and addiction services and programs for racialized communities

  • Alone in Canada :  21 Ways to make it better a self-help guide for single newcomers – a booklet

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Immigration Resources

Here you can find another evergrowing list of helpful websites and resources for immigrants and newcomers in Canada

Links for Express Entry and Permanent Residency

Settlement agencies and Newcomer Services for New Immigrants

and Refugees *Ontario Peel Region

Employment Focused Resources and Training Programs




Storytelling and Public Speaking Resources



English Conversation Groups

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Here you can find a list of my fav books

Disclaimer: This is a shortlist of resources, services that I personally complied as I came across as a newcomer in Canada. It may not be comprehensive and does not mean endorsement of any of these agencies or services. The information herein in this post is based on my knowledge of the EE system. It is not intended as immigration consultancy or immigration advice. I strongly encourage you to do your own research online, consult regulated immigration consultants, or lawyers regarding your specific case if you need. This post is not intended for medical diagnosis. Please consult a mental professional for medical advice if you are experiencing any mental health issues. If you experiencing a medical emergency call 911. If you are in a mental health crisis, please check crisis resources from CAMH.