Connexions Resource Centre - Main Office
Visits by appointment only
67, rue du Couvent, Gatineau, Qc, J9H 6A2
819-557-0615 •

Connexions Resource Centre - Satellite Offices
Visits by appointment only
Shawville: 530, rue Main, Shawville, Qc, J0X 2Y0
Wakefield: 721, chemin Riverside, Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0
819-557-0615 •

#You Asked – Mental Health

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions to available health and socila service sresources within the Outaouais.

#YouAsked: “How Can I Help Motivate my Child so they’ll Stay in School?”

#YouAsked: “How Can I Help Motivate my Child so they’ll Stay in School?”

School perseverance can be a struggle for many children.  They might lack the motivation or self-confidence they need to stay in school and earn a high school diploma or a qualification, or they might be having a difficult time fitting the demands of school with…

#YouAsked: “What is Info-Santé and Info-Social?  And How Can it Help Me or My Loved Ones?”

#YouAsked: “What is Info-Santé and Info-Social? And How Can it Help Me or My Loved Ones?”

Info-Santé 811, option #1 is a free and confidential telephone consultation service that puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue.  The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone living in Québec can call Info-Santé…

#YouAsked: “I suspect my child is being bullied at school.  What can I do?”

#YouAsked: “I suspect my child is being bullied at school. What can I do?”

If your child approaches you about being bullied or if you suspect they are being bullied, you should act quickly and prevent it from happening again. Here are a few steps you can take: Listen to your child and assure them that they have a…

#You Asked:  “I’m Feeling Overwhelmed at School and at Home, and I Really Need to Talk to Someone. Where Can I Find Help?”

#You Asked: “I’m Feeling Overwhelmed at School and at Home, and I Really Need to Talk to Someone. Where Can I Find Help?”

Asking for help can be hard, but you don’t have to face things alone. Reach out! If you need emotional support, or are feeling low or sad: Talk to someone you trust, like a family member, friend or a guidance counsellor. Call the Tel-jeunes Helpline…

#YouAsked: “I am feeling emotionally overwhelmed. Where can I find help?”

#YouAsked: “I am feeling emotionally overwhelmed. Where can I find help?”

If you are experiencing isolation, moral distress associated with anxiety, relationship issues, difficulties with your children, family conflicts, worried about a friend or family member, are in mourning or have questions about other worrisome situations or behaviours, please call 811 and choose Option 2, Info-Social.…