- Aim for balance
- The role of parents
- Tips and advice
- Apps and documents
Here is a list of available resources if you or a family member needs support to better manage online and screen use.
Please note: All the organizations listed below offer services in English. However, some of them have a French-only website. We suggest calling them to know more about their services.
If you want to talk to your teen about Internet use or involve their school in the prevention of the risks associated with hyperconnectivity (e.g. conference for parents, workshop for teens, working on the school policy), the Maison Jean Lapointe can advise you.
If you are having trouble managing your time online, are afraid of losing control, or if your Internet use has negative consequences in various areas of your life (relationships, studies, work), these resources can help you:
- Your regional CISSS
- Centre de réadaptation en dépendance Forster (CRD Foster)
- Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Lanaudière
- Referral service of Ordre des psychologues du Québec
Youth clientele (17 years and under)
These helplines offer free and confidential professional support, 24/7:
1 800 361-5085
1 800 263-2266 (phone)
514 600-1002 (text)
- Kids Help Phone
1 800 668-6868 (phone)
Text CONNECT to 686868 (text)
- Gambling Help and Referral
Montreal area: 514 527-0140
Everywhere in Quebec: 1 800 461-0140
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