Category: Mental Health
Thanks to support from United Way, the Mashkiwizii Manido Project is addressing the urgent need for appropriate mental health and substance use supports for urban-Indigenous people in Renfrew County.
Living in a rural community, Jennifer and her family had limited mental health support options before the pandemic. Counselling Connect has been a gamechanger.
United Way and our partners support local residents to lead the change they want to see in their neighbourhoods.
Last week, we invested $2 million in 39 local programs that will support the people who are still struggling as the province begins to reopen. Read more about how we’re bolstering Indigenous and Black mental health, and fighting food insecurity, social isolation, learning loss and more.
With the added pressures of the pandemic, United Way and our partners have adapted to address the critical mental health challenges facing our region.
At its 19th meeting, the COVID-19 Community Response Table discussed the need to sustain innovative solutions in mental health care that have strengthened frontline service over the past eight months.
A single mom with anxiety and depression, Lindsey found accessible mental health counselling close to home with support from United Way.