The Mental Health Act of Ontario guarantees that residents have access to mental health services and benefits.
The Ontario health insurance plan (OHIP)covers some mental health services, like reducing costs for eligible individuals.
As a non-profit organization in Ontario, CMHA offers mental health support and resources to those in need.
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefits (CRSB) and Employment Insurance (EI) can provide financial assistance for those on leave due to mental health issues.
The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)and Ontario Works can provide financial assistance for those facing mental health challenges.
Community Health Centers can be an excellent resource for affordable mental health services. They might even offer them for free sometimes
Tax credits are available to assist with the expenses related to mental health, including medical bills and disability costs.
Certain employers provide employees with an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) encompassing mental health assistance.
If you are in distress, know that there are helplines and local crisis lines you can reach out to for free emotional support.
Social services can sometimes offer financial assistance and resources to individuals with mental health issues.
Community initiatives and mental health advocacy groups also provide help as much as possible.