Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery

Online Supports

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Strongest Families Institute

Delivers distance services primarily via telephone. There is no wait list and appointment times are scheduled around what works for you – whether during the day, evening, or night. Programs are customizable to each family and are developed for those experiencing mild to moderate mental health and/or child behavioural concerns before they become more severe. Learn more here.

To register or to learn more about SFI, you can contact your local community counselling program, call 1-866-470-7111, or visit

EHN Outpatient Services Addictions Virtual Aftercare

A free, abstinence-based, online maintenance program that can be accessed following addictions treatment.  Individuals can set recovery goals, track their progress, participate in therapeutic groups, access individual counselling, and more.

This aftercare support is flexible, personalized, and is backed by science.

Residents can register for the EHN Wagon program by contacting their local counsellor, by calling 1-866-926-4196, or by booking an aftercare assessment online.

A brief assessment may be required to ensure this support meets the recovery needs of everyone.

7 Cups

A free and confidential peer support App that connects you with trained active listeners and peers. Available 24/7 with access to chat rooms and forums for a variety of topics including depression, anxiety, relationships, LGBTQ2+, and more.


A free online program designed for youth and young adults who want to learn new ways to manage stress, depression, or anxiety. Available 24/7, it helps with negative thoughts, creating happiness, releasing hurt, anger, and disappointment, and expanding your thoughts and ideas.

Click here to register or learn more:

Download the App from Google Play or the App Store and enter the code XXQTGPUE for full access.

Stronger Minds by Beacon

Provides free support for people struggling with the stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19. It is an ongoing program delivered by clinical experts.