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COVID -19 RESOURCES

Where to call if you have symptoms
1-877-644-4545
514-644-4545
450-644-4545
819-644-4545

Quebec Government CoVid-19 Website
https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/

Quebec Government FAQ on CoVid-19
https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/answers-questions-coronavirus-covid19/

Government of Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Information for Quebec
https://msss.gouv.qc.ca/professionnels/maladies-infectieuses/coronavirus-2019-ncov/

Situation in Montreal (click “Tout déplier” on the page) https://santemontreal.qc.ca/en/public/coronavirus-covid-19/#c36391

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Kid’s Help Phone
Call: 1 800-668-6868 Text: 686868

Suicide Action:
1-866-277-3553

Canada Suicide Prevention
Call: 1-833-456-4566 Text: “start” to 45645

Tracom Crisis Centre Call 514-483-3033

CoVid-19 Youth Mental Hub Resource Hub
https://jack.org/Resources/COVID-19-Youth-Mental-Health-Resource-Hub?mc_cid=78d815549b&mc_eid=acb287d33e

WellCan
https://wellcan.ca/home?mc_cid=78d815549b&mc_eid=acb287d33e

FINANCIAL PROGRAMS & SUBSIDIES

Child Assistance Measure Families with dependent children under 18 may be eligible for the child assistance payment, the amount of which varies depending on the family’s income and circumstances. Contact the Régie des rentesdu Québec toll free 1 800 667-9625 or visit www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca

Employment-Assistance Program Once your child turns 18, you are no longer entitled to the family allowance. However, he or she may be eligible for benefits under the Employment-Assistance Program. Contact your local employment centre (CLE) for more information or visit www.mess.gouv.qc.ca

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html 

CoVid 19: Protect Yourself Financially

https://mindyourmind.ca/blog/covid-19-protect-yourself-financially

Managing Finances When You Have ADHD

https://www.moneysense.ca/spend/managing-finances-when-you-have-adhd

HELPFUL RESOURCES

YMCA Home Workouts
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnMjjYuiaJZT7JilnXPo7jQ/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=11

ADHD, Personal Hygiene & the CoVid-19 Pandemic
https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/may-i-have-your-attention/202003/adhd-personal-hygiene-and-the-covid-19-pandemic

Pandemic Anxiety: 10 Expert Coping Strategies
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-coronavirus-anxiety-coping-strategies/

ADHD & CoVid-19 Insights and Working at Home
https://www.blogtalkradio.com/attentiontalkradio/2020/03/18/adhd-covid-19-insights-and-working-at-home

7 & 7 Strategies for Working from Home
https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/biofeedback-and-mindfulness-in-everyday-life/202003/77-strategies-working-home-during-covid-19

Cooped Up with ADHD? Relationship Advice for Couples Strained by Social Distancing https://www.additudemag.com/cooped-up-adhd-relationship-advice/

FOR PARENTS & KIDS Over 30 Virtual Trips with Links
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview?fbclid=IwAR3_DkiNZWlHZj-4NjocNtJiPn7_i0ld4pnHwrnHdbrzyKx8B3RC3jAZaGw

18 At Home Ideas to Keep Kids Busy and Entertained During the Coronavirus Outbreak https://www.buzzfeed.com/melissaharrison/educational-resources-activities-kids-coronavirus

Free Resources to Keep the Kids Learning and Entertained During Coronavirus Shutdowns https://www.njfamily.com/free-resources-to-keep-the-kids-learning-and-entertained-during-coronavirus-shutdowns/

Activities and On-line Resources for Homebound Kids: A Coronavirus Guide https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-kids-activities.html

Supporting Kids during the Coronavirus Crisis https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

Working & Learning from Home during the CoVid-19 Outbreak https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

How to Homeschool the Inattentive Child
https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/the-shameless-psychiatrist/202004/how-homeschool-the-inattentive-child

How to Support Your Child’s Learning during CoVid-19 https://savvysassymoms.com/how-to-support-your-childs-learning-during-covid-19/

HOSPITALS

Douglas Mental Health University Institute
6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, Quebec H4H 1R3
Tel: 5 1 4-761-6131

Website: www.douglas.qc.ca

Jewish General Hospital Child Psychiatry Department
4335 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2
Tel: 5 1 4-340-8222 ext. 27666

Website: www.jgh.ca/care-services/child-psychiatry/
The department includes an out-patient service for children up to 15 years old and day/evening hospital programs for children ranging in age from three to 12 years old. The children are assessed and treated with their families for a broad range of child problems, including pervasive developmental disorders, conduct problems, attention deficit disorder, depression, suicide risk, psychotic disorders and anxiety disorders.

Montreal Children’s Hospital
1001 Decarie Blvd., Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1
Tel : 5 1 4-412-4400

Website: www.thechildren.com
The hospital services children 0-18 years of age.

Sainte-Justine Hospital Child Psychiatric Department
3175 Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1C5
Tel : 514-345-4931 ext. 4864

Website: www.chusj.org

Shriners Hospital for Children
1003 Decarie Blvd.. Montreal, Quebec H4A 0A9
Tel :514-842-4464
Website: www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/montreal

Children up to 18 are eligible, by referral. Pediatric orthopaedic care and neuro-musculoskeletal conditions.


Web Sites

Linda Aber weighs in on ADHD at EveryDayHealth.com
C H A D D
The Theraplay® Institute
Parent Books
Dr. Russell Barkley
Richard Lavoie
Dr. Sam Goldstein
ADDitude Magazine
Dr. Kenny Handelman
Dr. Edward Hallowell
Sari Solden
Dr. Daniel Amen
Chris Zigler Dendy
Carol Kranowitz
Daniel A. Hughes



Recommended Books

Delivered from Distraction – Dr. Edward Hallowell
Surviving Your Adolescents – Dr. Thomas Phelan
Teenagers & ADD: A Parent Guide – Chris Zigler Dendy
The Explosive Child – Ross Greene Ph.D
The Myth of Laziness – Mel Levine M.D.
The Bi Polar Child – D. Papolos M.D.
Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children – Dr. Daniel A. Hughes
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction – Carol Kranowitz
Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun. Activities for Kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction – Carol Kranowitz
Time-In Parenting – Otto Weinger
Healing ADD – Dr. Daniel Amen
Women with Attention Deficit Disorder – Sari Solden
Journeys Through ADDulthood – Sari Solden


DVD's

How Difficult Can This Be: F.A.T. City – Richard Lavoie
It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend – Richard Lavoie
When The Chips are Down – Richard Lavoie
Parenting the Explosive Child – Ross Greene
The Motivation Breakthrough – Richard Lavoie






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