Government of Canada information page with links and phone numbers for people across the country experiencing diverse mental health and addictions issues.
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support to young people in English and French. Professional counsellors and volunteer crisis responders are available through their website, as well as informational resources.
Suicide.ca’s mission is to use digital technology to prevent suicide. It provides information and support to people with suicidal thoughts and behaviours, people who are worried about someone or have lost loved ones to suicide, and professionals who work with vulnerable clienteles.
Talk Suicide Canada provides nationwide, 24-hour, bilingual support to anyone who is facing suicide. Their mission is to provide moments of connection that create hope, support recovery and save lives. Call 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645, or visit their website.
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers support to all Indigenous Peoples. Counsellors are available by phone or online chat. This service is available in English and French, and, upon request, in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut. Call the toll-free helpline at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca.
The LifeLine Canada Foundation is a registered non-profit committed to positive mental health and suicide prevention across Canada and worldwide. Their website offers comprehensive compiled resources for suicide prevention as well as support for people who have lost a loved one due to suicide.
The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral services for residential school Survivors and their families. Call the toll-free crisis line at 1-866-925-4419. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Victims/survivors of crime, their friends, and families can reach out through the CRCVC texting service and live chat system when a trained staff member is available to help. Text 613-208-0747 or visit their website for more resources.
Crisis and emotional support online chat service for people under 30, available every day from 6:00 p.m. - midnight (PST). Visit their website at https://youthspace.ca/.