Use the links below to find resources within the community to assist students experiencing challenges in a variety of different areas.
Distress Centre Durham - Provides information and assistance on suicide and related topics along with a 24-Hour helpline 905-430-2522 / 1-800-452-0688.
Mind Your Mind - Need help? Don't know what's wrong or what to do? Access information for yourself or a friend about getting help, counselling and more. Reach out, get help, give help. The Youth Centre - The Youth Centre is a community health centre in Ajax. It provides health care and social services in a non-judgmental environment by a multi-dsciplinary team of professionals. PFLAG Durham - PFLAG used to stand for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Today PFLAG Canada is a brand name inclusive to all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Pinewood Centre - Provides services to people experiencing drug, alcohol, and gambling related concerns.
Telehealth Ontario - Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse.
The John Howard Society - Provides a variety of social services in the areas of employment, literacy, relationships, housing, harm-reduction, and parenting.
Student Mental Health Guide - Provides information on student mental health issues
About Face - We equip women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in its field.
BlueWave - ok2bblue - Now a new program of CMHA, Blue Wave will continue to pursue the mission of the original Foundation through a youth-led mental wellness course, a bursary scheme and social media.
Eating Disorders - Dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with Eating Disorders, and their loved-ones
GSA - MyGSA.ca is Canada’s website for safer and inclusive schools for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community.
Information Durham - A search engine for community resources within the Durham region.
Teen Legal Helpline - Teen Legal Helpline is free, confidential, and powered by lawyers who care.
Mental Health - The information on this site is for all teens struggling with mental health problems, whether or not you’ve got an actual diagnosis.
Canadian Centre for Child Protection - NeedHelpNow.ca helps teens stop the spread of sexual pictures or videos and provides support along the way.
TAMI - Durham - Talking About Mental Illness Coalition - To increase the knowledge of and decrease the stigma associated with mental illness.
Teen Mental Health - Our vision is to help improve the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge.