Resources

If you are looking for help and you do not feel PSPNET is a suitable option for you, here are some additional resources for your consideration.

Crisis Services

Emergency Services: 911 Saskatchewan Emergency Services
SK-Healthline: 811   Saskatchewan’s 24-hour HealthLine services for information on health, mental health and addiction services, education and support.
Crisis Services Canada (Website) Provides general information on suicide as well as information on immediate crisis services for individuals who may be suicidal.

Self-Assessment

Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment Provides questionnaires for individuals to self-assess symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and alcohol misuse.  
Canadian Mental Health Association Provides questionnaires for individuals to assess their levels of resiliency, balance, self-actualization and flexibility.  

Online Information

Anxiety Canada Provides self-help information on the management of anxiety.  
Mood Disorders Society of Canada Includes information, resources, and discussion forums on mood disorders for Canadians.  
Here to Help A Project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. Includes tool kits, questionnaires, fact sheets, and discussion forums for depression, anxiety, and substance use.  
Canadian Mental Health Association A nationwide community-based organization that promotes mental wellbeing and provides educational resources on a variety of mental health topics.  
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health A Canadian teaching and research centre that provides education on the treatment and management of various mental health and addictions conditions.  
Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment Information for first responders and public safety personnel including, self-assessment, mental health information, and current research publications.  

Apps and Workbook

PsyberGuide Apps   PsyberGuide is a non-profit website for consumers seeking to make responsible and informed decisions about computer and device-assisted therapies for mental illnesses.  
Centre for Clinical Interventions Offers a variety of self-help resources related to anxiety, depression, panic, social anxiety, worry, assertiveness, perfectionism, self-compassion, and sleep.

Online Self-Guided Treatment for Alcohol Misuse

Online Therapy Unit An 8-week Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program to address alcohol misuse open to all Canadians.    

List of Publicly Funded

Face-to-Face Services available through Saskatchewan Health Authority The Saskatchewan Health Authority provides four main mental health services including adult community health services, psychiatric rehabilitation community mental health services, child and youth community mental health services, and inpatient mental health services.  

Private Services/Charitable

Wounded Warriors: Provides several support services to first responders and public safety personnel, including group-based trauma programs (individual and couples), and animal-assisted therapy (Service dogs and Equine Therapy). They also provide training related to managing operational stress.
OSI-CAN:  Is a joint project between the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Royal Canadian Legion. OSI-CAN uses a pro-active support-based approach to occupational stress injury and post-traumatic stress disorder recovery. OSI-CAN provides various programs, including peer support programs, spousal support groups, service dog acquisition and equine-assisted therapy. There is a Saskatchewan OSI Clinic located in Saskatoon, specifically for occupational stress injuries. For more information, please click here  
SK-CISM:  The Saskatchewan Critical Incident and Stress Management Network, Inc. was developed by volunteers to provide critical incident response support for rural volunteer fire departments. Today, SK-CISM is now a province-wide support for other branches of emergency responders and includes critical incident and stress management leadership, education, training, and consultation.
Sask First Responders Mental Health:  WorkSafe Saskatchewan partnered with the Saskatchewan First Responders’ Mental Health Committee to provide mental health resources to Saskatchewan’s first responder community and their families.  The site provides information on how to access a number of support services including self-assessment tools, 24/7 confidential crisis support centers, peer support groups, self-care education and critical incident response strategies.
The Road to Mental Readiness – R2MR: This is an education-based program offered across Canada for first responders and other public safety personnel (PSP). It is intended to build awareness and understanding about mental health and operational stress injuries in an effort to reduce stigma and build resiliency.