Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources



Al-Anon (help for families of alcoholics) 819-820-5085

Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcoholics Anonymous  819-564-0070

CAMH Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Centre de Readaptation en Dependance Estrie
Addictions services in the Eastern Townships (Bilingual services)

Drugs, Help & Referrals: 1-800-265-2626

Gambling Help and Referral

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Narcotics Anonymous  1-800-879-0333

Quit Smoking Community
How to Quit Smoking: Collection of Guides
Why is Smoking Bad for You?

Sante et Services Sociaux Quebec (in French only)
Online help for addictions

Smoking Quitline – National Cancer Institute

Anger: How to Deal With It

Anger: How to Deal With It

American Psychological Association
Controlling Anger Before It Controls You

Canadian Mental Health Association
What is Anger and What Can I Do About It?

Anxiety, Stress and Mood Disorders

Anxiety, Stress and Mood Disorders

Antidepressant Skills Workbook

Tools for managing anxiety

Anxiety Canada

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Resources and Support

Autre Rive (in French only)
Group and Individual Sessions, and Workshops

Canadian Mental Health Association
Anxiety Disorders and Depression

CHADD – The National Resource on ADHD

Everyday Health – How to End an Anxiety Attack

Learn Psychology – Student Guide to Surviving Stress & Anxiety, in College and Beyond

Lifeline Information Service – Tool Kit for panic attacks (PDF)

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Mental Health Estrie
Local community organization helping English-speaking individuals and family to manage mental illness

Mind Your Mind
Anxiety, bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder and more

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

National Institute of Mental Health – Publications about Bipolar Disorder

Revivre (in French only)
Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorder



Canadian Mental Health Association
Information regarding depression

Depression Hurts – Depression symptoms and managing your depression

Mental Health Estrie

Mental Health Estrie Facebook Page
Facebook page with information regarding teleconferences, workshops, information sessions, videoconferencing, etc.

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

ANEB Anorexia and Bulimia Quebec

Arrimage Estrie (in French only)
Support Groups in Sherbrooke for eating disorders

Canadian Mental Health Association
Information on eating disorders

Eating Disorder Hope
Binge Eating Disorder; Anorexia; Bulimia

Healthy Place – America’s Mental Health Channel
Eating Disorders Articles

Learn Psychology
Student Eating Disorder Awareness Guide

MentorConnect – Relationships Replace Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Info Centre (NEDIC)
National Toll Free Helpline 1-866-633-4220

First Nations and Indigenous Peoples

First Nations and Indigenous Peoples

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline 24/7
Emotional distress support for First Nations and Indigenous peoples
Toll Free: 1-855-242-3310

Gender and Sexual Identity

Gender and Sexual Identity

Bishop’s University Pride Alliance
A safe space for GLBTQQ++ to meet, discuss issues & receive support
819-822-9600 or BUPA Facebook page

Confidential Helpline 24/7/365
Dial 1-866-925-5454 TO TALK
No need to be an Ontario student

Inter Ligne Talking Gender & Sexual Diversity
Provides confidential help to those concerned with sexual orientation and gender diversity GBLTQQ++
Toll Free text and talk:  1-888-505-1010

Kids Help Phone
Talk to a Counsellor: 1-800-668-6868 or
Chat Online 24/7
Download “Always There” app

LGBT Youth Line
Confidential, Non-judgemental & informed LGBTTQQ2SI Peer Support

Talking Gender and Sexual Diversity
Available to all those concerned with sexual orientation and gender identity.
Free, confidential, professional, offered every day 24/7
Online chat support; Email support; Helpline
1-888-505-1010 (phone or text)

Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss

Canadian Mental Health Association
Info and tips on coping with grief and loss

Legal Advice
Mental Health Resources for various disorders or illnesses

Mental Health Resources for Various Disorders or Illnesses

7 CUPS OF TEA – Online Student Support

AIDS Screening & Testing (Anonymous)

AMI-QUEBEC – Action on mental illness

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Psychological Association
Psychology Fact Sheet

CHUS (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke)
Emergency Room (also hosts Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit) 24/7

CLSC Sherbrooke and Lennoxville


Emergency Off-Campus (Police & Fire): dial 911

Empower Me Student Care
Clinical Response Centre for Students 24/7
Hotline:  1-844-741-6389

Confidential Helpline 24/7/365
Dial 1-866-925-5454 TO TALK
No need to be an Ontario student

Here to Help

Info Crime Quebec 1-800-711-1800

Info Santé – 24 hr. health information: dial 811 – National network of young leaders working to help young people

Kids Help Phone
Talk to a Counsellor: 1-800-668-6868 or
Chat Online 24/7
Download “Always There” app

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Mind Your Mind – Mental Illnesses

Mon Shack (Bilingual)
Community support and housing for young people struggling with mental health        challenges
3195 College St., Sherbrooke

National Institute of Mental Health
Information on many different mental disorders and illnesses

Tel-Aide (Bilingual) 24/7
This Montreal-based distress hotline is free, confidential, and anonymous & run by volunteers

Tel-Jeunes (Bilingual)
Quebec-based confidential phone and online counselling service for youth 24/7
Chat service

Theravive – A Practical Encyclopedia of Mental Health

New Young Mothers

New Young Mothers

Clinique de Planification des Naissances
213-13e ave Nord, Sherbrooke, QC

INSPQ Institut National de Santé Publique Québec
From Tiny Tot to Toddler – practical guide for parents from pregnancy to age two

Options Pregnancy Centre – Lennoxville

Quebec Government Financial Assistance
Obtaining child assistance, tax benefit, etc.

Quebec Services – Becoming a Parent
Financial Assistance, registering your child, health & safety, and more

SOS Grossesse Estrie
Information and Help for Pregnant Women

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Everyday Health – When a loved one has PTSD

Mayo Clinic Definition of PTSD, Symptoms, Causes, coping, etc.

Very Well – Information on PTSD
An Overview on PTSD Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

Bishop’s Sexual Assault Resources
On and off campus Resources

Public Health Agency of Canada – When Males Have Been Sexually Abused as Children: A guide for Men

Sans Oui, C’est NON! (in French only)
Joint initiative between many universities and student associations on sexual assault.

Students with Disabilities
Suicide Intervention

Suicide Intervention

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
1-866-277-3553 (CASP Crisis Center for Quebec)
24 hrs/7 days a week phone line

Jevi – Center for Suicide Prevention

Urgences Détresse (bilingual)
Provides rapid assistance to persons experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis
819-780-2222 (ask the operator for Urgence-Détresse)

Victims of Violence

Victims of Violence

CALACS Rape Crisis Centre
24 hr. service: 819-563-9999

CAVAC de l’Estrie – Crime Victims Assistance Centre
Mon to Fri 8:30 to 4:30pm

L’Escale de l’Estrie
Shelter for Women & Children who are victims of violence