• Distress Centres of Greater Toronto - website

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (AWH) - a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all woman who have experienced abuse. Provide counselling, emotional support, information and referrals

  • 7Cups website for FREE online support from volunteers called "Listeners"

  • ​Low cost therapy at TIRP (Toronto Institute of Relational Psychotherapy) - therapy with senior students and graduates of the Institute available on a sliding scale between $50 and $80 (including HST) for both individual and couples therapy. For Ontario residents only​​

  • "10 Lies Depression Tells You" article - Part 1 and Part 2.

  • Kids Help Phone - Canada’s only national 24-hour, bilingual, anonymous and confidential phone counselling, online counselling and referral service for youth & young adults.

  • Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYHSN) provides youth leadership, empowerment, and intergenerational organizing for future generations. #OurBodiesOurStories #IndigenousYouthJustice #TransformativeResurgence

  • Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto (NWRCT), a safe and welcoming environment for all Aboriginal women and their children in the Greater Toronto Area. Programs fall under six broad categories: Housing, Families, Advocacy, Employment, Education, and Youth.

  • Anishnawbe Health Toronto (AHT), a fully accredited community health centre for Aboriginal people that offers access to health care practitioners from many disciplines including Traditional Healers, Elders and Medicine People. AHT accept and provide care to Aboriginal people regardless of history and background, including Métis and non-status Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people in certain circumstances. Holistic health care is provided through an intra-disciplinary team of Western and Traditional health care practitioners.

  • Gail Dines' website for valuable, mind un-mining information on the harms of porn/porn culture and the inequality and violence against women that mainstream porn promotes, encourages and legitimizes.

  • This video about what sex-positivity and healthy sex/sexuality/sex exploration looks like - good for all ages.

  • Jackson Katz' work and this TED Talk about how violence against women is a men's issue

  • Netflix show called Nanette by Hannah Gadsby (see trailer)

  • This article about Emilia Fart - a YouTube icon & an excellent and free therapeutic experience - check out Emilia's YouTube channel here.

  • This video for and about families with teenagers

  • For parents of teens, this article to better understand & get through the rough times

  • Lisa Olivera's Instagram for bite-size mental / emotional / spiritual heart whisperings to keep you going & better get through what you're going through.

I am always adding to this list. If you have some good therapeutic resources that you think should go on this list, please email me at NatashaSandyRP@gmail.com.