NOT 9 TO 5 RESOURCES

ART/CULTURE/MUSIC

Art is another path to healing and a way to improve your mental health experiences. Access different forms of art, culture, or music for free, without having to leave your home.

AGO

AGO from Home is a new way to enjoy the museum from your home, bringing you into the building virtually and uniquely. Gain access to interesting and diverse stories, videos, and closer looks at artwork as well as some DIY and How-To videos.

Artery

Virtual showcases and performances from a variety of artists including musicians, comedians and storytellers. Some are free, PWYC, but some have a fee.

Social Distancing Festival

A curated collection of art and calendar of live streams from around the world. This online festival continues to take submissions so their content is always evolving and changing.

URGNT

Toronto-based online venue pops up as a response to COVID-19 featuring Canadian artists. The videos are free to watch, but they ask that you to PWYC to their GoFundMe page.

Toronto Public Library

38 ways to use your library card to access free movies, e-books, audiobooks, newspapers, and more. If you don’t have a library card, you can now access some of the online collections with a temporary digital card.

Hot Docs

With the current climate, they have been rounding up films and podcasts that make us feel connected and reassured. Free documentaries to watch at home including a variety of docs for children.

A Space Between

A Space Between brings the therapeutic benefits of practicing art to hospitals. While unable to run their live sessions, they created ‘Colour to Connect’ offering a growing collection of designs that can be downloaded for free and coloured at your leisure. You can also submit your artwork to participate in the project.

THIS LIST IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT BY NOT 9 TO 5 OR GUARANTEE ANY PARTICULAR OUTCOME.

CNECTing PLATFORM

CNECTing is the world’s first mental health educational platform designed for the hospitality industry. Created for us by us.

We distribute educational content to develop your mental health and substance use support skills while bringing the community together.

CNECTing stands for Change Needs Everyone Coming Together. Join now!

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