Resources

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Anxiety disorders

Breakup

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Depression

Loneliness and isolation

Mental health/distress

Suicide prevention

Écoute Entraide

French

English

Provincial Resource

Helpline for anyone who is going through difficult times. Listening groups in Montreal.

1 844 294-2130

Website

Borderline personality disorder

Loneliness and isolation

Loved ones

Mental health/distress

Réseau Avant de craquer

French

Provincial Resource

Réseau Avant de Craquer is a province-wide nonprofit community organization whose mission is to bring together, represent, support, and mobilize organizations that work to help families and friends caring for a loved one with mental illness to overcome isolation and realize their potential.

1 855 272-7837

Website

Loneliness and isolation

Loved ones

Youth

Agence Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs du Domaine-du-Roy

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Grands Frères Grandes Soeurs du Domaine-Du-Roy offers mentoring for youth age 6 to 16 and their families in the Domaine-du-Roy regional county municipality.

418 275-0483

Website

Breakup

Grief and loss

Loneliness and isolation

Association des familles monoparentales et recomposées Maria-Chapdelaine

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

AFMR Maria-Chapdelaine is a community organization that provides support to individuals before, during, and after a separation. Its mission is to support, inform, and empower fathers, mothers, children, and relatives of single-parent and blended families in the Maria-Chapdelaine RCM, including Saint-Ludger-de-Milot.

418 276-0556

Website

Loneliness and isolation

Youth

Association des parents d’adolescents de Chicoutimi

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

The association brings together parents who want to reflect on their role in raising their teenage children. It provides support and resources to parents whose children have behavioural problems (substance use related or not), promotes self-help, and overcomes isolation.

418 543-3877

Interpersonal problems

Loneliness and isolation

Association des parents d’ados du Fjord

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Association des Parents d'Ados du Fjord works directly with families experiencing interpersonal difficulties. It helps parents take stock of their resources and reflect on their role in raising their teenage children

418 544-4135

Website

Loneliness and isolation

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association des personnes aphasiques du Saguenay

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Association des Personnes Aphasiques du Saguenay helps people with aphasia overcome the isolation they frequently experience. It promotes self-help and welcomes people while respecting their differences.

418 545-1925

Website

Loneliness and isolation

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association des personnes handicapées de Desbiens

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

The association promotes the integration and development of people with disabilities.

418 346-1066

Interpersonal problems

Loneliness and isolation

Social and professional reintegration

Café-Jeunesse de Chicoutimi

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Café-Jeunesse de Chicoutimi welcomes young adults age 18 to 30 and helps them take charge of their lives individually and/or collectively.

418 696-2871

Website

Family caregivers

Loneliness and isolation

Carrefour des proches aidants de Québec

French

Capitale-Nationale

Nonprofit organization offering home and drop-in respite services, psychosocial support, and activities for caregivers caring for people with loss of autonomy in the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale's catchment area.

418 623-9579

Website

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