The Calgary Library is providing access to free mental health and addictions support, health information, and referral to services.

Mental health | Policy leadership | Public health

Go to the Central Library to meet with a mental health professional and get immediate care for emotional or mental health challenges. This free service is available afternoons and evenings, on a drop-in basis.

In partnership with Wood’s Homes. This initiative is generously supported by the City of Calgary, RBC Foundation and donors of the Calgary Public Library Foundation. 

While Halifax Public Libraries are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, their website continues to provide support

Arts and Culture | Children | General: Sector resources | Local businesses | Mental health | Policy leadership

The Halifax public library site contains information on public health, links to e-books/audiobooks; resources for small business; tips on how to talk to children about COVID-19; and mental health tips and support

CBC journalist creates list of supports for artists and freelancers during COVID-19

Arts and Culture | General: Sector resources | Income support

The continuously updated list directs artists and freelancers to emergency funding, advocacy groups, online training resources, health and mental health resources, and temporary/remote job opportunities.

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