Help Online

Bridge the gapp

Bridge the gapp is a free online resource for youth and adults. It connects you to self-help information and local supports through the service directory. You can also access a variety of topics under tabs such as Get Inspired, Wall of Hope, Mood Metre and Information Booth. There’s something for everyone.

Please visit to access the resources on the web and to download apps for your mobile device.


Breaking Free

Breaking Free Online is a self-help program that you can access 24/7 on any device.

It is proven to be effective at helping people cut down their drinking or drug use, or quit completely.

The program is totally confidential, and there is no waiting time so you can immediately start working toward your personal goals.

It is:
• free for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador aged 16 and older
• available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• easy, safe and confidential
• available in English and French.

To register for a Breaking Free account visit Bridge the gapp.



BreathingRoom™ is a free online program, designed for youth and young adults who want to learn new ways to manage stress, depression or anxiety:

  • Give yourself a few minutes a day to relax and refresh while gaining practical strategies.
  • Videos, stories and activities offer ideas and tools to help you move forward.
  • The BreathingRoom™ can be used by yourself or supported by an online coach, counsellor or teacher who checks in with you each week.

Visit the BreathingRoom™ or Bridge the gapp to learn more.


E-Mental Health Highlights

I CAN (Conquer Anxiety and Nervousness)

I CAN supports young adults (18-30 years) in learning life skills to overcome anxiety and cope with major life stressors.

The program offers distance telephone and online coaching, and is free to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Sign up by calling Strongest Families Institute directly at 1-866-470-7111 or by visiting


Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24 hours, seven days a week.

Go to Kids Help Phone to connect by text, email, or live chat.


Mindwell U

When you join MindWell U you’ll learn how ‘mindfulness-in-action’ is the fastest way to decrease stress, increase resilience, improve your mental health and make you more capable to handle all of life’s challenges.

Join now at  Bridge the gapp to see positive changes in all areas of your life and well-being.


Strongest Families

Strongest Families Institute (SFI) is a not-for-profit agency designed to support children and youth from 3 to 17 years of age:

This program may be for you if you have concerns about your child’s behaviour, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bullying or bedwetting.

Support is provided to families over the phone and online in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Families can be referred by a teacher, guidance counsellor, physician, nurse, social worker, etc.

To learn more:


TAO – Therapy Assistance Online

TAO – Self-Help Library is an online mental health library available in French and English for youth and adults. There are interactive education modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act. You choose the modules you believe will help you feel well and live the life you choose.

The TAO Self-Help library is a great addition to support your wellness journey.

TAO – With a Counsellor is an online program, for youth and adults, which combines online education materials with brief clinician contact by phone, chat or video conferencing to improve your health and wellness.


Wellness Together Canada

Wellness Together Canada was funded by the Government of Canada in response to the unprecedented rise in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellness Together Canada is here to support everybody to improve their mental health, recognizing that we all have different needs.

Wellness Together Canada allows you to choose from a range of resources to motivate and support your wellness journey.

Visit Wellness Together Canada or Bridge the gapp to learn more.


Wellness Webinar Series

Finding quality information about various mental wellness and substance use topics can be difficult. We have developed a series of videos that is meant to provide information and skill building which make it easy.

Visit Bridge the gapp to learn more.


Well Central

Well Central is an accessible and completely free virtual Recovery College offering interactive courses that empower individuals to take control of their mental health and well-being.

Courses offered by Well Central include:

  • Well-Being Course
  • Recovery 101
  • Overcoming Loneliness & Isolation
  • Developing Self Compassion

Visit Well Central or Bridge the gapp to learn more.

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Last updated: 2023-08-11