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Self-help tools

Learn more about your mood and functioning with immediate and self-directed tools. These resources can help you understand yourself better and offer strategies to manage everyday mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues and substance use. Need additional support? You can always reach out along the way. 

Please note: These resources are made available by third parties who have no relationship with Concordia. It is your sole responsibility to review and accept any terms of service and privacy policies prior to use (such as the apps and tracking tools). Concordia is not responsible for your use of third-party resources or for the actions of those who are responsible for them.

Phone & text support

Mental health helplines and listening services provide short-term counseling, as well as confidential, empathetic listening with no strings or follow-up required. 

Mental health appointments


Psychologists and psychotherapists

Psychologists and psychotherapists provide assessment and treatment that is intended to ease an individual’s psychological suffering. They cannot prescribe medication. Quebec’s psychologists and psychotherapists are licensed by the Order of Psychologists of Quebec. 


Doctors and psychiatrists

Family doctors and psychiatrists provide clinical assessment, diagnosis, and (if necessary) a prescription and medication management. In many instances, a family doctor can address your clinical needs. 


Find a healthcare provider (within Canada)

If you're located in Canada, you can use the Lumino Health search tool to find healthcare providers in your province or territory. Appointments are virtual and/or in-person. Use of the search tool is free, but providers do charge fees for their services. 

Addiction and substance use


Supporting others

If you or someone else is experiencing an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or consult our resources.

Resources for everyone

  • Red Cross Psychological First Aid: This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection.
  • AMI-Quebec: Offers free programming for people living with mental illness and those in their circle of support, including friends, family and partners. AMI-Quebec helps caregivers manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance and advocacy. 
  • Be There - Jack.org: A comprehensive online resource for young people to learn how to support each other through mental health struggles, created in consultation with over 1,400 people from across Canada. 
  • Conversation Starter: Information sheet to help youth support friends struggling with mental health, developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Game Changers, a program designed to help young people feel more comfortable talking about health, mental health, seeking help and supporting friends.
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