Thinking of suicide or worried about someone you know? Call or text 9-8-8, toll-free, anytime, for support.

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If you are in crisis

If you or someone you know is in immediate crisis or has suicide-related concerns:

9-8-8 is for anyone who is thinking about suicide, or who is worried about someone they know. Connect to a responder to get help without judgement. Call or text 9-8-8 toll-free, anytime for support in English or French.

Call: 9-8-8 (toll-free, 24/7)
Text: 9-8-8 (toll-free, 24/7)
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Kids Help Phone can also support you.

Call: 1-800-668-6868 (24/7)
Text: CONNECT to 686868
Live Chat: 7pm to midnight (ET)

Are you looking for mental health services?  

Your healthcare professional is a good place to start. 
CMHA in your own community may also be able to direct you to mental health services. Please contact your local CMHA. 
CMHA offers BounceBack, free mental health coaching on the telephone for adults and youth 15+ who are experiencing low mood, mild-to-moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Visit  
The Government of Canada offers free counselling, online courses, self-guided programs and peer support groups through the Wellness Together portal.