How to practice self-care
Kids Help Phone’s self-care checklist
Quiz: Am I practicing enough self-care?
How Kids Help Phone counsellors practice self-care
35 self-care tips from people like you!
Self-injury: Positive coping strategies
10 ways to practice self-acceptance
Self-injury: What it is and how to stop
Living in care: Adjusting to a foster home
Feeling low? Boost your self-esteem with these tips.
How to teach young people emotional self-regulation
I know someone who’s dealing with self-injury
Taking care of yourself while sharing space during COVID-19
Katie’s Story: How you’re helping kids find self-acceptance
Counsellor Q&A: What it’s like to be a newcomer
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Youth story: How I cope with my anxiety disorder
Resources for caring adults
Dealing with an illness: How to cope
Online safety: Tips for caring adults
Living with loss: Ways to help you grieve a death
Kids Help Phone Emergency Services Referral Form
Wellness Together Canada: E-mental health support for youth
Coping with grief, loss and change
30 inspirational quotes to lift you up
NHL players’ top tips for following your passion
Stress: How to help the young person in your life
Words of wisdom: Positive quotes for your daily life
Dealing with family abuse: How to get help and stay safe
How can I cope with my feelings about the future?
How to cope with triggering news stories
Share your message of encouragement with kids across Canada
Charlie’s story on sexuality
“Why shouldn’t I just take my life.”
Reina’s story on intergenerational trauma & spirituality
“I have no friends it’s really hard.”
“I really cant handle my life and i need to die.”
Anti-Black racism: Support for Black people and allies
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Ramsey’s story on relationships
My back-to-school checklist during COVID-19
3 tips to support youth with back to school during COVID-19
How can I cope with my parent/caregiver’s substance use?
Questionnaire: Reflecting on feelings of sadness
“I am so tired of having friends with perfect lives.”
Am I experiencing depression?
Cohen’s story on fitting in
“Who would knew the internet could be a feeding ground…”
Kids Help Phone creates special back-to-school program
NHL players on dealing with expectations
Tips for newcomers: How can I ease my transition to Canada?
“I have thoughts of suicide and I am feeling lonely.”
What is mindfulness, and how can I practise it?
“How old do I have to be to drop out of school?”
10 ways to live a more balanced life
Post-secondary school: How to stay focused
7 ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day if you’re single
11 ways to feel more motivated
Body image: How to love what you see in the mirror
How to cope with social distancing during COVID-19
How to talk to the young person in your life about bullying
Understanding stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination
Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays
“Is calorie counting a eating disorder?”
Youth story: Coming to terms with myself
Work it out: Exercise and fitness tips
“I know siblings fight, I really do, but its exsessive.”
“Sometimes I wish they weren’t my parents.”
“I’m just lost, utterly lost.”
“I think and KNOW i am fat so i dont eat.”
One-in-five teens in Canada seriously considers suicide
“After we broke up, he asked out my friend…”
Supporting the young people in your life during COVID-19
What is sexual assault?
Singer Shawnee identifies as two-spirit. This is her story.
What is bullying?
Sexual abuse: How to get help and heal
“I look in the mirror and all I see is that I’m fat…”
“I feel like now I’m just her punching bag.”
What to expect from post-secondary school life
Let it out: How to cope with feeling sad
How to have an open conversation with a young person
You can help more youth access Live Chat counselling
How do I talk to the young person in my life about suicide?
What is an eating disorder?
What is body image and why is it important?
Ways to ease concerns about school during COVID-19
Download, print and share mental health materials
“I feel so broken.”
“I hate how everything is going.”
Digital detox: How to unplug and recharge
How to help a friend deal with thoughts of suicide
Puberty, transitioning and other important things to know
Help a friend with online sexual exploitation & abuse
Arguing with a friend? Here’s how to fight fair.
I’m white — what do I need to know about white privilege?
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