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27 Science backed ways to reduce Anxiety

Whether it’s related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, just about everyone feels stressed sometimes. In fact, 79 percent of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their daily lives.Trusted Source. And while medical treatments can help, most solutions (think talk therapy or medication) are long-term. So what can you do in the next 5 minutes to get some stress relief? Here’s our list of the Greatist ways to decrease stress right now.

 

Bridge the Gapp

Bridge the gapp is an online resource designed to support mental wellness in both Adults and Youth.   

 

CHEO A-Z Resources for Mental Health

You will find resources to help you better understand, cope with and/or support someone with mental health challenges.  Easy navigation to help discover information quickly.

 

Help Guide - Anxiety

HelpGuide is a small independent nonprofit that runs one of the world’s top 10 mental health websites. Over 50 million people from all around the world turn to HelpGuide each year for trustworthy content they can use to improve their mental health and make healthy changes.

 

Jeremy Forbes - How to start a conversation about suicide

 Is there someone in your life dealing with anxiety, depression or thoughts of suicide -- but is too ashamed to talk about it? Jeremy Forbes saw this happening around him, and now he's on a mission to teach people how to start a conversation about it. In this deeply personal talk, Forbes shares his approach to helping a group of traditionally silent men in his community open up about their struggles. "We can all be life preservers," he says.

 

Kids Help Phone

If you are a young person and are struggling with a problem big or small, please call 1-800-668-6868. Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. Whether by phone, text or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want. Our service is completely confidential — you don’t even have to tell us your name if you don’t want to.

 

Mental Health First Aid International

Mental Health First Aid International is a not-for-profit organisation that develops, delivers and evaluates accredited mental health training programs which can be licensed and culturally adapted by suitable mental health organisations in other countries. The Mental Health First Aid Program began in Australia in 2000 and has since evolved into a global movement with the program now being adopted and delivered in 24 countries. To date, over 4 million people worldwide have been trained.

 

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

It was formally launched and incorporated in 2001 with the overall objective of providing people with mood disorders with a strong, cohesive voice at the national level to improve access to treatment, inform research, and shape program development and government policies with the goal of improving the quality of life for people affected by mood disorders. 

 

The Royal

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching and research hospitals. Our mandate is simple: to help more people living with mental illness and addiction into recovery faster. We are guided by innovation and a passionate commitment to collaboration, honesty, integrity and respect.