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12 Days of Resources: #6 Trans Lifeline
As part of our 12 Days Resources series, we are highlighting a great resource for anyone who identifies as trans. The Trans Lifeline is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. They aim to support questioning, transgender and transitioning people. They will work with you to connect you to services that might be helpful. The Trans Lifeline is staffed by transgender people themselves, as a result they are more likely to understand your struggles and concerns.
The line operates 18 hours a day 7 days a week.
Callers from Canada: 877-330-6366
Callers from the States: 877-565-8860
Pacific time: 8am to 2am
Mountain time: 9am to 3am
Central time: 10am to 4am
Eastern time: 11am to 5am
If you need support outside of these operating hours here are some distress lines you can call 24 hrs a day.
- ConnexOntario Mental Health Helpline 1-866-531-2600 or mentalhealthhelpline.ca
- Good 2 Talk 1-866-925-5454 or good2talk.ca
- Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 or kidshelpphone.ca
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