Anonymous Friend

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: Youth Peer to Peer Mental Health Support

Record #: OAK0419
Last Full Update: 21 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Social Media Instagram Instagram
Primary Contact Yasmine Madan, Founder; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A volunteer online student mental health support service

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2019
Funding Grants - YMCA of Oakville ; Foundation - Duke of Edinburgh Foundation; Sher Vancouver

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A volunteer student support service run entirely by students, for students

  • not healthcare professionals, call 911 for all emergencies
  • Students can message the social media accounts
  • Responders’ are anonymous, and their role is to provide support and refer students to other resources
  • Responders are trained by the Canadian Mental Health Association in "Mental Health First Aid, Interacting with Youth" 

Reach Out Methods


Not specified

Areas Served Canada ; International ; Ontario
Eligibility Self identify as a teenager
  • send a message through Snapchat or Instagram for support
  • those interested in becoming a volunteer responder should fill in an online application form
Languages English ; French ; Hindi ; Punjabi
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable - Online service

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