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Resources in Canada

I'm in crisis

  • If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 or go to your local emergency department
  • Talk Suicide Canada - If you’re having thoughts of suicide, or are worried about someone else, Talk Suicide is there to listen. Connect to a crisis responder for help in English or French without judgment. Call 1-833-456-4566 toll-free, any time – or text 45645 from 4 pm to midnight ET
  • Hope for Wellness - phone (1-855-242-3310) or chat support for Indigenous peoples
  • Kids Help Phone - online chat or call 1-800-668-6868 to speak to a counsellor
  • Transgender Crisis Line: 1-877-330-6366
  • Find a crisis centre in your province or territory
  • Ementalhealth.ca - visit the crisis and emergency section to find various crisis services in your community

I need to talk to someone (if you are not in crisis)

  • ConnexOntario to find services for drug and alcohol, gambling or mental health issues
  • Ementalhealth.ca to find various mental health and social support services
  • Canadian Mental Health Association to find your local CMHA to access mental health help, support and resources
  • Kids Help Phone - online chat or call 1-800-668-6868 to speak to a counsellor
  • Find a therapist in your local area.
  • How to find a psychologist.
  • If you are in high school, speak to a counsellor, public health nurse or other relevant staff at your student health services.
  • Most Canadian colleges and universities provide free counselling to their students.

Ontario-specific resources

Resources in the United States of America

I'm in crisis

I need to talk to someone (if you are not in crisis)

  • If you are in high school, you can also speak to a counsellor, public health nurse or other relevant staff at your student health services for additional support
  • Find a therapist in your local area
  • HelpPRO therapist finder
  • Suicide Survivor Support Group Directory if you've lost somebody to suicide, locate a support group in your area
  • Talk to your family doctor
  • Look in your local phonebook to locate a counsellor, therapist or local helpline near you
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