COVID-19 / Coronavirus: Update from NISA
NISA’s services are closed until further notice, to help protect all of our members and staff from exposure to COVID-19.
☎️🤙🏾 However, we are still offering peer support over the phone between 8:30 a.m and 4 p.m. (705-222-6472) as well as through our Regional Warm Line between 6 p.m. and midnight (1-866-856-9276). We are also exploring video, phone-in, and online peer support options right now and we need our members’ input to guide us in the right directions to meet your needs. Click here to fill out the survey right now.
We understand that this is an incredibly stressful time for many of us. For the time-being, we warmly welcome you to call in for a listening ear, or some emotional support around what you are experiencing right now.
Click here for a list of practical steps offered by Public Health around preparing in case COVID-19 should personally affect you. Further, click here for some helpful tips on things you can do to take care of your mental health in the face of all this emerging uncertainty.
We will continue to provide updates on any changes to access to our programs and services across our various communication channels (i.e. here on our website, on our Facebook page, and on our voicemail system.) In the days and weeks ahead we encourage people to be proactive about caring for their own well-being, as well as empathetic and considerate towards those directly affected. We wish our community good health and steadiness in riding through yet another one of life’s challenging waves.