Multilingual Mental Health Resources for Diverse Communities

Multilingual mental health videos

Are you looking for ways to help your mental health during this challenging time? Please watch these videos for ideas of ways to support your mental health and that of your loved ones. These videos are available in English, French, Somali, Arabic and Mandarin.

A number of things can affect your mental health and cause stress. The COVID-19 pandemic can be one of those things. Find out what you can do to cope and be more resilient.

Certaines choses peuvent nuire à notre santé mentale et entrainer du stress. La pandémie de la COVID19 peut en faire partie. Découvrez ce que vous pouvez faire pour faire face et être plus résilient.

許多事情会影响我们的心理健康並造成压力,新冠狀病毒大流行可能是其中之一。我們 如何度过这个难关並在此後复原取決於一個人的适应能力

هناك العديد من العوامل التي يمكن أن تؤثر على صحتك النفسية وتسبب التوتر. يمكن أن تكون جائحة كورونا أحد هذه العوامل. اكتشف ما يمكنك فعله للتأقلم مع الوضع وتخطي الضغوطات 

Waxyaabo badan ayaa beddeli kara caafimaadkaaga maskaxda oo war-war keeni kara. Cudurka baahsan ee Coronavirus ayaa noqon kara mid ka mid ah waxyaabahaas. Baro dhamaanteen waxaan sameyn karno si aan uga gudubno caqaabadaha nolosha ee dhibaatooyinka keeni kara.


The COVID-19 pandemic is very hard for many of us. If you or someone you know is struggling, there is help in our community. Here is some information about where to get help and things you can do to stay mentally well.

Some services are available in Somali, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish as well as English and French. 

Mental Health Support
English COVID-19 and Mental Health [PDF - 335 KB]
Français (French) La COVID-19 et la santé mentale [PDF - 328 KB]
العربية (Arabic) كوفير- 19 والصحة العقلية  [PDF - 362 KB]
中文 (简体) (Simplified Chinese) 新冠病毒(COVID-19)与心理健康 [PDF - 398 KB]
中文 (繁體) (Traditional Chinese) 新冠病毒(COVID-19)與心理健康 [PDF - 548 KB]
Soomaali (Somali) COVID-19 iyo Caafimaadka Maskaxda [PDF - 297 KB]
Español (Spanish) COVID-19 y la Salud Mental [PDF - 361 KB]
Русский (Russian) Психологическое здоровье и
наркологическая помощь [PDF - 659 KB]. 
українська (Ukrainian) Підтримка психічного здоров’я, та при
вживанні психоактивних речовин [PDF - 659 KB]. 

Visit our multilingual web page and our section for newcomer and diverse populations for more information and resources tailored to support diverse communities during COVID-19.

Contact information

Provincial Vaccine Information Line

  • 7 days a week, from 8 am to 8 pm
  • Call if you have questions about Ontario's COVID-19 vaccination program.
  • Service is available in multiple languages.
  • Telephone: 1-888-999-6488
  • TTY: 1-866-797-0007

Ottawa Public Health Vaccine Booking Line

  • Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Translation is available in multiple languages
  • Telephone: 613-691-5505

Emergency Services

  • If you are in distress (e.g., significant trouble breathing, chest pain, fainting or have a significant worsening of any chronic disease symptoms), do not go to the Assessment Centre or a COVID-19 Care clinic. Go to the nearest Emergency Department or call 9-1-1.

How to access help during COVID-19

  • 211 Ontario can help you find financial and social support during COVID-19
  • Telephone: 2-1-1

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