If you are thinking about suicide, or you’re worried about someone else, there is help and there is hope. Call or text 9-8-8 toll free, any time — lines are open 24/7/365. To learn more about 9-8-8 visit their website.

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Covid 19 Workplace Re-entry Toolkit

How is COVID-19 Impacting Mental Health?

The New Mental Health Research on Coronavirus

Managing mental health during coronavirus – experts around the world share insights

WHO mental-health-considerations COVID Outbreak

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Protecting Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Taking Care of your Mental Health During The COVID-19 Pandemic (Youtube Video)

Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

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National Alliance on Mental Illness_ COVID 19 Info

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Maternal Mental Health Day During COVID 19

Managing Anxiety During COVID-19

7 Science-based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

How to Deal With Coronavirus If You Have OCD or Anxiety

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

Anxious about the coronavirus? Here are 5 tips from mental health experts

Manage Anxiety & Stress

Managing Fears Anxiety-Coronavirus

How You Can Help Others

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve”

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Talking to Your Children and Youth About COVID-19

How to Talk to Kids and Teens About the Coronavirus

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

Youth Learning about Disaster Preparedness and Response

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Healthy Pregnancy: Government of Canada

Use these food safety and healthy eating tips during pregnancy. Also get the facts on vitamins and minerals, dealing with depression and maintaining oral health.

Click Here: StatsCan report on Maternal Mental Health in Canada

Preventing and Reducing Risk of Suicide: A Framework for Nova Scotia January 2020

Life with a baby: Postpartum and Mood Disorders Resources

A round-up of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety related resources.

Postpartum Depression: CMHA National

Pregnancy: Dietitians of Canada

Eating a healthy diet while you are pregnant will help you and your baby get important nutrients. Staying active will also help you to feel your best. For more information, check out the resources on the site.

Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator: Health Canada

The Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator will help you determine the recommended weight gain that will promote a healthy pregnancy.

Prenatal Nutrition Guidelines: Government of Canada

A woman’s nutritional and overall health, before and during pregnancy, influences the health of her developing baby. Eating well, combined with taking a daily multivitamin, can give a woman the nutrients she needs to feel good, have energy, and support a healthy pregnancy.

Screening for Postpartum (Perinatal) Depression

Trauma and PTSD

Georgetown Nursing Supporting Women Recovering From

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Websites with resources and information

News Articles

Peer Reviewed Articles on Grief and Perinatal Loss


Websites for Women & Partners

Websites for New Fathers

Addiction and Pregnancy: A Guide for Mothers 

Pregnancy should be an exciting and empowering time in a woman’s life. Unfortunately, addiction and mental health problems can compromise a woman’s safety and well-being.

We have published an educational guide about pregnancy, substance abuse, and co-occurring mental health disorders, please feel free to review it.

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