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COVID-19 Wellness Resources

If you need support
  • Employee Assistance Program: Homewood Health (Sunnynet)
    If you need advice, counselling or just need a little help, Homewood Health is available 24/7/365. Call 1-800-663-1142 or visit the Homewood website.

    For ACMS employees, please contact Morneau Shepell.

  • Sunnybrook confidential hotline

    The Department of Psychiatry has offered to provide confidential virtual support for distressed or overwhelmed health-care providers at Sunnybrook. Please call 416-480-4561 or email steadyprogram@sunnybrook.ca for assistance.

  • Sunnybrook spiritual care

    If you would like to speak to a spiritual care practitioner regarding your wellness concerns, please contact Lina Gagliardi.

  • Crisis Services Canada

    Available 24/7 at crisisservicescanada.ca, by phone at 1-833-456-4566 or by text message at 45645. In an emergency, always call 911.

  • Distress Centre of Greater Toronto

    Available 24/7 by phone at 416-408-4357 or text 45645 between 4 p.m. and midnight. Translation is available in many languages for crisis calls only.

  • Self-referral to psychotherapy and psychiatry services

    CAMH is welcoming self-referrals from health-care workers in Toronto-based acute care hospitals who are impacted by COVID-19 and require support for their mental health. Click here for the self-referral or visit www.camh.ca/covid19gethelp.

  • Virtual peer support groups

    Participate in groups organized by the Staff Wellness Team. These groups offer a safe space of mutual sharing and support during the pandemic. Sign up on myEducation (search for "Virtual Support Group") or email steadyprogram@sunnybrook.ca for assistance.

  • Wellness Assessment

    Complete our Wellness Assessment to see how you are doing. Feel free to provide your email address to receive a tailored response with resources specific to your needs. Survey responses are kept confidential by the Sunnybrook Wellness Team.​​

  • CMA & OMA: Wellness Support Line

    24/7 services available for physicians and their families. Call the wellness support line at 1-800-851-6606.

  • Pause 4 Providers

    Join 30-minute online mindfulness sessions guided by Canadian health-care providers. Sessions are open to health-care providers, trainees, hospital workers, leaders and researcher at no cost.


Wellness & Resilience Resources

If you have any questions or need help navigating resources, please contact steadyprogram@sunnybrook.ca.