If you need help in an emergency or are in crisis:

What is the Compassionate Card Service?

  • It is a way to provide peer support in action by sending messages of support to people who are struggling.
  • It is a way of normalizing the conversation on mental health
  • It is a way of providing tools for expressing compassion and demonstrating support

What is Peer Support?

Peer support is an evidence-based resource that has been shown to have great value of supporting people with mental health challenges. It is clear that peer support has many advantages including decreased hospitalization, increased sense of community, connection and belonging and enhanced feelings of strength and resilience.

What you will receive:

Once you complete the application form, you will receive a message of support on a YMHC greeting card. We can send you a digital card through email.

If you require a message of support because you are struggling with your mental health, please complete the following information. All information included is confidential.