Canada-wide mental health resources

The resources below are available for youth and adults across Canada in need of mental health support.

phone, text, chat

Kids Help Phone

Text Services: Text "CONNECT" to 686868 (also serving adults)
Chat Services: (NEED2 Suicide Prevention, Education and Support)

Youth Text (6pm-12am PT): (778) 783-0177

Youth Chat (6pm-12am PT):

Crisis Services Canada

Toll Free (24/7): 1 (833) 456-4566

Text support (4pm-12am ET daily): 45645

Canadian Crisis Hotline

1 (888) 353-2273

APPS and online services

Better Help

Online access to professional counsellors

On the web, and available for iPhone and Android users

The LifeLine App

Direct access to phone, online chat, text, and email crisis support

E-counselling, self-management tools, access to crisis centres across Canada

Available for iPhone and Android users

online peer support

Big White Wall Canada

Big White Wall Canada

Anonymous peer support community accessible anytime, anywhere

Canadian Mental Health Organizations

For more information regarding mental health, support, and organizations representing the different types of practitioners integrated in the CCMHS specialized mental health care team,

please visit the following websites.

I remember sitting in my room for four or five days not wanting to be alive, not talking to anybody. That was a struggle for me … I reached that point where I finally realized I couldn’t do it alone
— Michael Phelps | Competitive Swimmer, US | Most decorated Olympian of all time with 28 medals | As quoted by Heads Up Guys