Mental health support: Get help
If you need immediate assistance call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital. If you need emotional support, help is available.
It’s important to get help if you or someone you know is going through a crisis or thinking about suicide. You’re not alone. Learn about the resources available to you.
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Crisis help links
Help is available if you need to talk and you:
- are not feeling yourself
- are experiencing a crisis
- have emotional pain
- have thoughts of suicide
- know someone who needs help
Crisis help across Canada
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention provides a list of crisis centres across Canada. Crisis centres are there for people who are reaching out for help.
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Northwest Territories
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only national helpline for young people between the ages of 5 and 20. It offers:
- 24-hour confidential and anonymous support
- professional counsellors and counselling options
- online resources that provide tips and advice on the challenges that young people face
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
- This help line gives free national telephone crisis intervention and counselling support for First Nations and Inuit.
- Help can be reached toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-855-242-3310.
- For more long-term care, contact a First Nations and Inuit Health regional office
- First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line awareness resources
- Preventing suicide: Warning signs and how to help
- Violence and abuse
- Mental health services for veterans
- Mental Health Services Available for RCMP Employees
- Mental health and wellness in First Nations and Inuit
- Mental health services for Canadian Armed Forces members and families
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