Mental Health Resources
Kid's Help Phone
There are many resources available to you and your children, notably Kids Help Phone, which is Canada’s only 24/7 national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.
Please visit their website at Kid's Help Phone, call: 1-800-668-6868, or text CONNECT to 686868.
For more information on initiatives to on how they are Supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis young people, please visit their website.
Indigenous Mental Health
If you're experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, contact the toll-free Hope for Wellness Help Line
at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca
open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you:
- want to talk
- are distressed
- have strong emotional reactions
- may be triggered by painful memories
If asked, counsellors can work with you to find other wellness supports that are accessible near you.
Telephone and online counselling are available in English and French. On request, telephone counselling is also available in:
Please visit Indigenous Services for more information on mental health resources