Toll Free (24/7): 1 (833) 456-4566
Text support (4pm-12am ET daily): 45645
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1
Crisis Services Canada lists distress centres and crisis organizations by province.
211 is Canada’s primary source of information for government and community-based, non-clinical health and social services. The free and confidential service can be accessed 24 hours a day, in more than 150 languages, by phone, chat, text, and web. 211 helps connect people to the right information and services, making their pathway to care and resources a guided and trusted one.
211 is a free, confidential service that provides information and referral to a wide range of community, social, health and government services, including counselling/support groups.
Wellness Together Canada offers one-to-one counselling, self-guided eCourses and programs, articles, peer support and online group classes
Homewood Health and Kids Help Phone offer 24/7 confidential counselling at no cost.
If you’d like to speak to somebody, you can call or text the numbers below:
📞 Phone. Call 1-866-585-0445 (Adults) or 1-888-668-6810 (Youth) to speak with a counsellor.
📱 Text (SMS). Text WELLNESS to 741741 (Adult) or 686868 (Youth) to connect with a trained volunteer crisis responder for support.
Togetherall is an online, peer-to-peer mental health community available 24/7/365. In Alberta, it is supported by Alberta Health Services, and free to Albertans ages 16 years and over.
For other areas, and more ways to access Togetherall, check out Togetherall’s FAQs page.
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Line – Call 1-855-242-3310