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, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and Department of National Defence (DND) public service employees 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 the Canadian Forces Member Assistance Program or the
Employee Assistance Program by calling 1-800-268-7708 | (Teletypewriter) 1-800-567-5803
24 hours a day / 365 days a year.

Kids Help Phone provides a crisis texting service for children, youth, and young adults:

If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

On this page:

Resources for CAF members

There are a range of services available to help you and your family members get the care and support you need. You’re not alone, help is available.

Resources for DND public service employees

Whether you are looking to improve your well-being, increase your awareness, or access any of the many services and programs that are available to you, support is available when and how you need it.

Wellness courses and learning events

Discover ways to support your personal well-being through courses, events, and interactive activities.

Commemorative Events

Additional resources and articles

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