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Support Resources

Farmer wellness initiative – 1-866-267-6255
If you or someone you care about needs help, call 1-866-267-6255 from the tractor, from the barn, or from the house at the end of a long day. 24/7, 365 days/year.

Crisis Services Canada – 1-833-456-4566

  • Phone, text or live chat on website
  • For anyone effected by suicide. If you are suffering a loss, worried about someone, or if you yourself are having suicidal thoughts.

Visit their website here.

Distress and Crisis Ontario

  • Live chat available on website
  • List of distress centers available in Ontario
  • They will connect you to a distress center nearest you.

Visit their website here.

211 Ontario

  • You may call 211 any time of any day
  • Offer live chat from their website and the ability to email
  • Helpline and website provide information on referrals to Ontario’s community, social and health-related services

Visit their website here.

Bounceback – 1-866-345-0224

Bounceback is a free skill building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It’s designed to help adults and youth manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.

Delivered over the phone with a coach and online videos, you will get access to tools to support you on your path to mental wellness.

Visit their website here.

Therapist Directory

A list of psychologist and social workers that are practicing in Ontario, and have a farming background or experience in the industry.

By clicking on each practitioner you can read their bio and see information regarding their practice. If no practitioner is in your area, most listed offer other methods of communication such as video chat, email and phone calls.

Canadian Mental Health Association Locations by Districts

The Canadian Mental Health Association has many locations across Ontario. They each offer a variety of services. We have listed the CMHA locations by Grain Farmers of Ontario districts. Each listing includes the following: location, hours, and services available.

Wellness Together Canada

Resources and support for your mental health and wellness journey.

Wellness Together Canada was funded by the Government of Canada in response to the unprecedented rise in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. People are being challenged like never before due to isolation, physical health concerns, substance use concerns, financial and employment uncertainty, and the emotional dialogue around racial equality. Wellness Together Canada is here to support everybody on that journey

  • One-on-one counselling
  • Online community of support and coaching
  • Self-guided courses and apps
  • General mental health resources

Visit their website here.