Links

Mental Health

http://www.mentalhealth.com/
Excellent site for information on mental disorders.

http://www.cmha.ca
Canadian Mental Health Association site in English or French.

http://www.marketingisland.com/CMHA/pages/catalogue.asp?cat=PAMPHLETS
Link to the CMHA site to get pamphlets on various topics. You can click on the pamphlet and download it free

http://www.mdabc.net/
Excellent British Columbia site for information and resources for mood disorders

http://www.helpfordepression.com/

Excellent site for information on depression

http://www.mindcheck.ca
Excellent site to help young people explore and understand mental distress.

Stress

http://www.cmha.ca/english/coping_with_stress/index.htm
Excellent site for understanding stress. Has a quiz to measure your stress index.

Debt

http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inbsf-osb.nsf/en/home
Government of Canada site that has information on dealing with debts

Parenting

http://iparentingcanada.com/
Resources and support for Canadian Parents

Lawyer Referral

http://www.cba.org/CBA/Info/faq/referral.aspx
Information on Lawyer Referral Services across Canada

http://www.accessjustice.ca/index.asp
To provide first-class pro bono lawyers assistance to all persons who cannot obtain Legal Aid or afford a lawyer, through pro bono clinics throughout the Western provinces (BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba).

Wellness and Nutrition

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health site in English and French. Excellent information on Wellness as well as issues such as violence in the workplace

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/index-eng.php
Health Canada site that provides facts and information on nutrition

http://www.canadianfamily.ca/health/
Excellent articles on Wellness, Nutrition, and general information

http://www.cfc-efc.ca/
A Canadian public education site with hundreds of good articles on children and family issues

Child and Elder Care

http://www.howtocare.com/
Eldercare survival guide. Good tips on looking after elders at home

http://www.ccsa.ca/
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

http://www.wecare.ca/
An independent national provider of child and eldercare. Please note that we have no assessment of the provider

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Resources

http://www.canadadrugrehab.ca/
Site for alcohol and drug treatment centres across Canada. Has information on residential and outpatientĀ  centres. Also has links to excellent articles on addictions.