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How to know when to reach out for support

Living through this pandemic has been tough. There have been many ups and downs for us all.

But how do you know when what you are feeling is more than just ‘having a bad day’ and it is time to reach out for help?

Here are some signs to watch out for that could suggest you may need more support.


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Thank you to Dr. Peggy Richter, head of Sunnybrook’s Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, for providing expert review of this material.

If you need help in an emergency please call 911 or visit your local emergency department. If you’re feeling like you’re in crisis or need somebody to talk to, please know that help is also available through community resources: