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Anonymous Friend

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: Youth Mental Health Support

Contact Information
Website https://www.anonymous-friend.com/
Social Media Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/anonymousfriend.support
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A volunteer online student mental health support service.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2019
Primary Executive Yasmine Madan, Founder
Funding Grants - YMCA of Oakville ; Foundation - Duke of Edinburgh Foundation
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 
* Instagram - send a DM to @anonymousfriend.support 
* Snapchat - snap with @friend.support
Hours Not specified
Dates All Year
Areas Served Canada ; International
Eligibility Self identify as a student
Application * 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
 
View Google Map
Physical Access Not Applicable - Online service
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines
Service Categories Internet Based Crisis Intervention ~ Youth

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