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Student Help

Student Help

Health and Wellness

Sudbury/Manitoulin Community Resource List

Teen Health & Wellness (Highly Recommended)

 This database was developed for teens with their unique concerns in mind.  Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental and emotional health, family life, sexuality and more.  Search by subject, keyword or browse through topics in alphabetical order.  There are question and answer sections, personal stories, “in the news” features, and hotline phone numbers.

Kids Help Phone

800-668-6868 or text 686868
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

1-866-925-5454 or text 686868
24hrs – For students between 17-25

Online Safety For Teens
Teen Voices : Oversharing and your digital footprint.

Facebook Privacy Guide
The ins-and-outs of using Facebook’s privacy settings, straight from Facebook.

Facebook – Parents Portal.

That’s Not Cool

Your cell phone, IM, and social networks are all a digital extension of who you are. When someone you’re with pressures you or disrespects you in those places, that’s not cool.

For Parents and Caregivers

Kids Safety Online. The Canadian Red Cross provides information and tips to keep your kids safe online.

The Government of Canada provides various resources to help you keep your kids safe online.


Sponsored by the Internet Education Foundation, GetNetWise provides resources and information to help educate adults on young people’s privacy and safety online.

Kids mental Health – parents education resource

This Ontario guidance for parents provides a variety of information in the form of blogs, tips and news articles.

Canadian AIDS Society
HIV Information Hotlines


Sexual Health and STI’s

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
Originally founded in 1990 to share information among people living with HIV about new and emerging treatments, CATIE’s mandate has expanded to providing both treatment and prevention information on HIV and hepatitis C to frontline service providers across Canada.

Alcohol and Drugs
Al Anon Family Groups

800-4AL-ANON (1-800-425-2666)

Get help with substance use(drug, alcohol, gambling, mental health)

Connex Ontario (addiction, mental health) 

DCO – Distress and Crisis Ontario

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday

Eating Disorders

NEDIC -National Eating Disorders Information Centre

Grief and Loss

Bereaved Families of Ontario

SACY – Sudbury Action Centre for youth

Rape, Sexual Violence, and Domestic Violence

Voices for Women – Sudbury Sexual Assault Centre
Toll Free – 1-877-841-1101
Talk 4 Healing 1-855-554-HEAL
Assaulted Women’s Help Line – 1-866-863-0511

Child Abuse Hotline

800-387-KIDS (5437)

The following is a useful tool for our students that self harm.

SIOS – Sioutreach

Compass Boussole
“Compass provides mental health, developmental and community services for children, youth and families. ”  Compass is the Lead Agency for Child and Youth Mental Health Services in the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin.

School Violence

The Canadian Safe School Network

Sexuality and Sexual Health

The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

TXT – 647-694-4275
4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST, Sunday to Friday

Rainbow Resources

Crisis Help

705-675-4760 – 24/7

Crisis Help list of Resources – Find Help

Grief and bereavement resources

Rainbows Canada
Griefworks is a partnership between several hospitals that offers support to those grieving the loss of a loved one. This link is to the information directed to teens.
Rainbows Canada is an international organization dedicated to helping children cope with life-altering events such as death, divorce, and foster care. It offers a free group counseling program for children and youth dealing with these issues.

Anxiety Disorders of Ontario – resources