Here is a list of some of the helplines available in Canada for women who are struggling with anxiety and depression:
- Women’s Crisis Services Canada: A national organization that provides crisis intervention, support and referrals for women and their children who have experienced abuse, available 24/7 at 1-833-456-4566.
- Mental Health Helpline: A toll-free, confidential helpline that provides support and information on mental health and addiction issues, available 24/7 at 1-866-531-2600.
- Canadian Mental Health Association: A nationwide organization that provides support and resources for individuals with mental health and addiction issues, reachable at 1-833-456-4566.
- Nellie’s Women’s Shelter: A crisis shelter and support service for women who have experienced abuse and violence, reachable 24/7 at 416-439-0153 in Toronto.
- Sheena’s Place: A community-based resource center that provides support and resources for women who are struggling with eating disorders and body image concerns, reachable at 416-927-7575 in Toronto.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): A U.S. government organization that provides support and resources for individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues, reachable at 1-800-662-4357.
- Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre: A community-based organization that provides support, resources and education for women who are struggling with eating disorders, reachable at 519-471-HOPe (4673) in London, ON.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be other resources available. It is important to reach out for help if you or someone you know is struggling with anxiety or depression.