Mental Health Resources and Supports

CANADA

Crisis Services Canada – Services de crise du Canada
Phone: 1-833-456-4566 (24h/7 day)
SMS: Type Start at 45645 (4pm to midnight, ET)

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
1-855-242-3310 (24/7)

ALBERTA

Mental Health Helpline (24/7)
1-877-303-2642

Addictions Services Helpline
1-866-332-2322

Distress Line (Edmonton and area)
(780) 482-4357

Distress Line Centre (Calgary and area)
(403) 266-4357

Distress Line of South Western Alberta
(430) 327-7905

Distress Line Rural
1 (800) 232-7288

Distress Centre Calgary
Non-profit social agency that delivers 24-hour support, counselling and resource referral services to Calgary and the surrounding area. Our agency is built around the belief that anyone can experience a crisis. It’s not up to us to define what the crisis is—it’s different for everyone. We don’t judge. We’re here to listen and connect you with the help you need.
999 8th Street SW, Calgary, AB T2R1J5
403-266-1601
http://www.distresscentre.com/

Canadian Mental Health Association- Edmonton Region (CMHA-ER)
We provide Crisis Intervention, Education Services, Housing, Suicide Grief Support, Wayfinding and Wellness supports. We provide Crisis Intervention, Education Services, Housing, Suicide Grief Support, Wayfinding and Wellness supports. These services include the Distress Line, 780 482-HELP (4357), as well as 211 a 24-hour information and referral line.
10010 105 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 1C4
780-482-HELP (4357); 780-414-6300
http://edmonton.cmha.ca/

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Crisis Centre (24/7)
The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis. Their services include a 24/7 distress phone line, online distress services and community education.
1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), provides a range of specialized mental health and substance use services for adults across the province.
http://www.bcmhsus.ca/

Bounce Back
Bounce Back is led by the BC Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Their program is designed to help adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood, or stress, with or without anxiety.
https://bouncebackbc.ca/

HeretoHelp
HeretoHelp provides information related to mental health and substance use. Their website includes personal stories, self-help resources and information about getting help now.
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

MindHealthBC
Developed by Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care, MindHealthBC provides easy access to information and resources related to mental health and substance use conditions. Visit their website to find help for yourself or to help someone you know.
http://www.mindhealthbc.ca/

MANITOBA

Klinic Crisis Line
Phone: 204-786-8686 or 1-888-322-3019
SMS: 204-784-4097

Manitoba Suicide Line
1-877-435-7170
(1-877-HELP170)

Manitoba Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services (24/7)
204-571-4182 or
1-866-367-3276
(hours Mon-Fri 10 am to 9pm)
Chat: www.supportline.ca

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
1-855-242-3310

Crisis Response Center
The CRC is open 24/7 for adults experiencing a mental health crisis
817 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2
Mobile Crisis Service 204-940-1781
Community Intake 204-940-1781

NEW BRUNSWICK

Chimo Helpline Inc
Chimo Helpline is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick​.
Phone: 506-450-4357 or 1-800-667-5005 (toll free)
Chat: http://www.chimohelpline.ca/ (5pm - 12am)

Saint John Community Mental Health Services
The Saint John Community Mental Health Service provides community-based mental health services in short term and long term rehabilitation, child and youth services, senior services, crisis programs and specialized mental health services for those involved with the legal system.
1-888-811-3664

Addiction and Mental Health Services, Moncton
Addiction & Mental Health Services provide a range of services for individuals, youth, and family members affected by substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health issues.
Specialized Addiction Services that include inpatient detoxification, outpatient counselling, methadone maintenance, group counselling and support, as well as referral to short-term or long-term rehabilitation.
1-866-771-7760

Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Association (Fredericton)
CRMHAA is a strong advocate for persons with mental illness and their families in Fredericton.
(506) 453-2132

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Newfoundland and Labrador HealthLine 811
Phone: 1-888-709-2929 (24/7, toll free)

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line:
1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668

Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator:
1-877-999-7589 or (709) 752-3916

CHANNAL Peer Support Warm Line:
1-855-753-2560 or (709) 753-2560

Provincial Systems Navigator for Addiction
877-999-7589

Mobile Crisis Response Team (Eastern)
709-737-4668

Canadian Mental Health Association- CMHA Newfoundland and Labrador Division
81 Kenmount Road, St. John's,, NL, A1B 3P8
709-753-8550

Gander Military Family Resource Centre
Gander, NL, A1V 1X1
709-256-2971

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

811 - Nurse Advice/Mental Health and Wellness Counseling/Tobacco Cessation
Registered nurses are available 24/7 to provide confidential advice and support. Call 811 to speak with a registered nurse and get guidance related to your current health situation, mental wellness and addiction recovery, or for help to quit smoking or vaping. You can also use the same three-digit line to get in touch with poison control if you need.

Phone: 811 (1-844-259-1793) & Website: https://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/en/services/811

Hope for Wellness Help Line
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.To talk to a counsellor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-855-242-3310

NOVA SCOTIA

Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line (24/7, toll free)
1-888-429-8167

Mental Health and Addictions Intake
1-855-922-1122

Nova Scotia Mental Health and Addictions
This is available Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., voicemail on evenings, weekends, and holidays. A clinician will help determine what services and supports best meet the client’s needs.
Intake service: 1-855-922-1122
www.nshealth.ca

Person Directed Planning Program (Breton Ability Centre) (PDP Program)
Breton Ability Centre in collaboration with the Department of Community Services, is partnering to offer a Person-Directed Planning Program to assist individuals with disabilities/mental health challenges and their families. Using a Person-Directed Approach we are hoping to have individuals realize their strengths and talents. Together we are hoping to facilitate the engagement of individuals in new opportunities for the future by connecting them and their supports with community connections and services
181 Charlotte Street
Sydney, NS, B1P 1C4
902-322-4407

Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC)
Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC) is Canada's only mental health cooperative. HMC provides a variety of peer-based services to Nova Scotians with lived experience of mental health and addiction issues -- and to their families -- through community navigation, wellness and recovery workshops and peer support groups. HMC also provides significant and meaningful input into the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of mental health services in Nova Scotia through 'Citizen Engagement' opportunities.
45 Alderney Drive, Suite 200
Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6
902-404-3504
1-855-901-6463 (Toll Free)
www.healthyminds.ca/

NUNAVUT

Kamatsiaqtut Helpline: (24/7, toll free)
(867) 979-3333 or toll free at (1-800) 265-3333.

ONTARIO

Distress and Crisis Ontario
Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to their communities. At a DC you can find a listening ear for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The website also offers a chat function.
Chat: www.dcontario.org/ontx.html (2pm - 2am, ET)
SMS: Type « SUPPORT » at 258258 (2pm - 2am, ET)
Bounce Back
A free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry.
https://bouncebackontario.ca/

ConnexOntario:
Free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental health and/or gambling. Available 24/7.
1-866-531-2600
www.connexontario.ca

Big White Wall
Big White Wall was developed in the UK and is now available to Ontarians through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) and Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. BWW is a digital mental health support service. It is available 24/7 and the site is monitored by professionally-trained guides. It features self-help programs to gain insight and understanding on mental health, creative outlets to express thoughts and feelings, and an interactive and supportive community. And it is a safe and secure space where anonymity is ensured.
https://www.bigwhitewall.ca/

Crisis Services Canada:
1-833-456-4566

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

The Island Helpline (24/7)
1-800-218-2885 (toll-free)
Available 24-hours, seven days a week
Mental Health Walk-in Clinics
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/mental-health-walk-in-clinics

Mental Health and Addictions Information Line
1-833-533-9333

QUEBEC

AMI-Quebec
514-486-1448

Centre Interligne Inc. (for issues related to sexual orientation)
514-866-0103
Depressives Anonymous
514-278-2130

Groupe d’entraide pour un mieux-être (GEME)
450-332-4463

Quebec Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation:
514-727-0012

Suicide Action Montreal
1-866-277-3553

Suicide Prevention Services:
1-866-APPELLE

Veterans Affairs Canada:
1-800-268-7708

More resources in french and english available at
https://www.casemcq.com/mental-health-resources

SASKATCHEWAN

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Saskatchewan Division
2702 12th Avenue, Regina, SK, S4T 1J2
306-525-5601

Central Saskatchewan Military Family Resource Centre
17 Wing Detachment Dundurn, Dundurn, SK, S0K 1K0
306-492-2135 x4266

Battlefords Mental Health and Addictions Center
1092-107th St. North Battleford, SK S9A 1Z1
Phone (306)446-6500 Fax (306)446-6546

Mental Health and Addictions Services- Meadow Lake
Robert Simard Social Detox Unit (Northwest Health Facility)
#3- 711 Center Street MEadow Lake, SK S9X1E6
Phone (306) 236-1580 Fax (306) 236-1400

Mental Health and Addictions Services -Lloydminster
3830 43 Avenue Lolydminster, SK S9V1Y3
Phone (306) 820-6250 Fax (306)820-6256
Healthline- call 811

Mobile Crisis Line
(306) 933-6200

YUKON

Drop-In Counselling Services By Phone:
(867) 668-6429

Bounceback Yukon Program
(867) 820-6256

Access adult counselling services
867-456-3838
https://yukon.ca/en/health-and-wellness/mental-wellness/access-adult-counselling-services

Yukon Distress and Support Line:
1-844-533-3030

Free Counselling Services
CMHA-YT offers FREE counselling services for youth, adults, families and couples
Call (867) 668-6429.