MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Nationwide suicide prevention and support network that provides information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behavior.
- Phone: 1-833-456-4566 or 45645 (Text, 4 p.m. to midnight ET only)
- Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Provides mental health workshops, refined workplace mental health policies and procedures, resilience-building workshops and webinars, and making national crisis support resources easily accessible to the public. Staff trained in ASIST and have counselling backgrounds specializing in various areas such as addictions, sexual abuse, family violence, mental health, suicide, etc.
- Inuit & First Nations Hope for Wellness Line: 1-855-242-3310 (Inuktitut, Cree, Ojibway, English, French)
- Phone: +226-343-3600
Hope for Wellness
Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you: want to talk, are distressed, have strong emotional reactions, are triggered by painful memories. Counsellors can also work with you to find other wellness supports that are available near you
- Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut
Crisis Text Line
Powered by Kids Help Phone is a free, confidential 24/7 national crisis-intervention text-message service. Crisis Text Line can be reached by texting HOME (English) or PARLER (French) to 686868
A Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario.
- Phone: 1-800-268-9688
- Text: 647-694-4275
Kids Help Phone
A free 24/7 national support service that provides confidential professional counselling, information, referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French
- Phone: 1-800-668-6868