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Mental Health

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Guidance Info

Guidance counselors:

  • Mr. Kirby (for A-K students)

  • Mr. Wolf who is head of guidance (for L-Z students)

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All guidance appointments are currently online and available from 9am to 3pm for both counselors.

Who can help you in Cairine:

  • Guidance counselors (Mr. Kirby and Mr. Wolfe) can always help.

  • Teachers and educational assistants in the Blue room.

  • Any of the lovely ladies in our office, they can give food, water bottles, period supplies, hugs (post-pandemic of course), and lots more!

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Taking Care of your Mental Health

Talking to Mr. Kirby, Mr. Wolfe, or staff members about your mental health is something to consider doing if you're struggling because they can offer advice, tips, and ressources for your mental health and will ensure you get the support that would benefit you.

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Mental Health Agencies

Youth Services Bureau

Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre

Ottawa Centre for Resilience

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Kids Help Phone

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Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, ask someone for support. You are not alone.

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First Nations and Inuit Hope and Wellness Helpline

For First Nations and Inuit people

Phone: 1-855-242-3310

Youth Services or Services Jeunesse

For anyone under the age of 18, open for contact 24/7.


Phone: 613-260-2360

Online crisis chat:

Distress Center

 Open for anyone, 24/7

Phone: 613-238-3311

Kids Help Phone

For anyone under the age of 18

Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Online chat room:

LGBTQ+ Youthline

For any LGBTQ+ youth in need

Phone: 1-800-268-9688

Mobile Crisis Line

Open for anyone, 24/7

Phone: 613-722-6914

Black Youth Helpline

Directed to black youth, open every day from 9am to 10pm


Phone: 1-833-294-8650

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic

Offer to everyone: adults, children, youth and couples, immediate and free counselling with qualified registered counsellors in many Ottawa area locations

YouTurn Youth Support Services

For youth aged 12-24 years old

Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services

Open to all ages

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