Self-care means ‘the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.’

Are you taking care of yourself? Chances are, you could improve your personal self-care practice by leaps and bounds.

The CYFF is here to help you with that.

On this page you’ll find our series of Self Care Sunday articles to help you learn about self-care and how you can begin implementing it into your daily routine.

You’ll also find mental health resources, sorted by province and territory, so you have the details you need to get the help you need when you need it.

We all know that our job as farmers is a tough one. You don’t have to struggle every day or feel like you’re alone. Read, learn and grow as a farmer by taking care of yourself, inside and out. We’re here to show you how.

BC

CRISIS HOTLINES

Crisis Centre

1-800-784-2433

No area code needed: 310-6789

Youth in B.C. online chat

Greater Vancouver Area:
604-872-3311

Howe Sunshine & Sunshine Coast:
1-866-661-3311

HeretoHelp

1-800-661-2121

B.C. Psychological Association
– Find a Psychologist

1-800-730-0522

ON

CRISIS HOTLINES

Ontario Mental Health Helpline

1-866-531-2600

Good2Talk

1-866-925-5454

Mental Health Crisis Line

In Ottawa:
613-722-6914

In the larger Ottawa area:
1-866-996-0991

Connex Ontario

1-866-531-2600

Ontario Psychological Association – Find a Psychologist

416-961-5552

Ontario 211

1-877-330-3213

NB

CRISIS HOTLINES

Chimo Helpline

1-800-667-5005

College of Psychologists of N.B. – Find a Psychologist

506-382-1994

CRISIS HOTLINES

Northwest Territories Help Line

1-800-661-0844

NU

CRISIS HOTLINES

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

1-800-265-3333