Defence Team COVID-19 – Mental Health and Wellness

The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in a high degree of uncertainty and disruption to our lives, and it is not unusual to feel a heightened degree of anxiety and worry about the potential impact on yourself and your family.

As we continue to navigate through this uncertain time, Defence Team members can access a variety of resources and information to help maintain and improve our mental health and overall personal well-being.

If you are in distress, please contact your Employee Assistance Program, Member Assistance Program, or the nearest crisis / distress centre. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

Access the Wellness Together Canada portal

Wellness Together Canada provides tools and resources to help get Canadians back on track.

Canada COVID-19 App

A central resource for accessing personalized, trusted, evidence-based information about the COVID-19 pandemic across Canada.

On this page

Mental and physical health resources for Defence Team members

Military Mental Health. You’re not alone

Access information on medical and mental health care, support for families, and return-to-work programs.

Mental health in the Canadian Armed Forces

Information on mental health services and programs available members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Mental health and wellness

Learn about mental health, mental illness and related services in Canada. Also get information on what we are doing on suicide prevention and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Programs and services

Mental health programs and services for CAF members and their families.

Additional mental health resources

MHCC's COVID-19 Resources Hub

Information on how to manage mental health, working from home, and dealing with isolation during COVID19.

CCSA – Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use

Visit this trusted resource for information on COVID-19 and substance use.

Total health articles and videos

Access important messages and updates related to COVID-19 and how to minimize the impact on your mental and physical wellbeing.

Health and wellness on The Maple Leaf

Staying healthy at home

Access a range of courses and webinars to stay mentally and physically fit from home.

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