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Get private and confidential support from national and provincial services below.

Hope For Wellness Helpline

  Call 1-855-242-3310

* Call 911 in case of emergency

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Suicide Crisis Helpline

  Call 9-8-8

* Call 911 in case of emergency

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See the resources below to connect with a healthcare professional in your province 24/7.

Addiction Helpline   1-866-332-2322

If you are experiencing addiction concerns, including problem gambling, you can call the Addiction and Mental Health Help Line for support. This confidential service operates 24/7 and is available to all Albertans. The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team comprised of nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists.

Health Link 811   811

Health Link provides free 24 / 7 advice and general health information for Albertans.

Mental Health Helpline   1-877-303-2642

The Alberta Health Services Mental Health Help Line is a 24 hour, 7 day a week, 365 days a year, confidential service that provides support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing mental health concerns. The line is staffed by a multidisciplinary team comprised of nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists.

HealthLink BC   811

A free-of-charge provincial health information and advice phone line available in British Columbia. You can speak to a health service navigator 24/7, who can help you find health information and services; or connect you directly with a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a qualified exercise professional, or a pharmacist. Any one of these healthcare professionals will help you get the information you need to manage your health concerns, or those of your family. Translation services are available on request in more than 130 languages.

Pain BC's Pain Support Line   1-844-880-7246

The Pain Support Line offers free information, emotional support and resource assistance to empower people living with pain and their loved ones to improve well-being and advocate for themselves. Connect one-on-one with a trained staff member by email or phone.

Pain Support Line staff return calls Monday through Friday from 9:00AM-4:00PM, excluding statutory holidays. Leave a voicemail and they will return your call within three business days.

Health Links   1-888-315-9257

Health Links is a free bilingual phone-based program within the Provincial Health Contact Centre. Registered nurses provide assessment, triage and health-care advice to individuals of all ages calling from within Manitoba. Interpreter services are available in more than 200 languages. Call or visit their website for more information.

Klinic Crisis Line   1-888-322-3019

The Klinic Crisis Program provides free and confidential counselling, support and referrals for people who are suicidal, in crisis or struggling to cope. Our lines are available 24/7 and open to people of all ages, genders and backgrounds. You do not have to be in crisis or suicidal to call. It can be a good place to start when trying to sort out a problem. They can also refer you to other services or programs. Call or visit their website for online support services.

Chimo Helpline   1-800-667-5005

Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line which provides confidential, bilingual crisis intervention services that are accessible 24 hours of the day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick. They can help you by providing a listening ear, helpful information, crisis intervention and referrals to resources in the province of N.B. Call anytime or use their live CHAT option from 5pm to Midnight daily.

Tele-Care 8-1-1   811

Tele-Care is a free bilingual and confidential provincial health line available to all New Brunswickers. Get 24-hour support from a nurse, determine if you need to seek care or if you can manage at home, and/or get referred for an in-person or virtual appointment. By dialing 8-1-1 at any time of the day or night, you can access staff who will help you assess your situation and access services in your community.

811 HealthLine   811

For any health concerns, you can call 811 and speak to a Registered Nurse at any time, day or night. 811 is a confidential and free telephone line available to all residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. You can also call 811 to speak to a Registered Dietitian for trusted nutrition advice.

Mental health and addictions navigator   1-877-999-7589

If you are experiencing addiction or mental health concerns, you can call the mental health and addictions patient navigator Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The navigator has knowledge of all mental health and addictions services provided by the health authorities and the community. They will help you to consider options and find the right mental health and addictions service for you you, and your family. They will also connect you to necessary services or programs during your mental health journey.

811 HealthLine   811

811 Helpline responders are registered nurses available 24/7 to provide you with confidential advice and support. They can provide guidance related to your current health situation, mental wellness and addiction recovery, or for help to quit smoking or vaping. If you have concerns related to mental wellness and addictions recovery, the nurses are trained in a variety of areas, including stress management, suicidal thoughts, abuse, sexual assault, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and substance use.

811   811

Call 811 and speak with a Registered Nurses to get advice and information you need, and reassurance concerning all kinds of general health issues and questions. These may include a recommendation to see your doctor or visit your local emergency department, and/or obtain information about health issues and services available in your community.

Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line   1-888-429-8167

If you’re experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis, or are concerned about someone who is, you can call the Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line, available 24/7.

Info-Santé 811   811

Info-Santé 811 is a service available 24/7 that allows Nunavimmiut to obtain general information, advice or guidance regarding non-urgent health issues from qualified nursing personnel, trained to adequality answer Nunavimmiut. This free and confiential service is offered in French and English.

Kamatsiaqtut Nunavut Helpline   1-800-265-3333

When you need someone to talk to, call the Kamatsiaqtut Help Line 24/7. Whatever is affecting your day, your life, they are there to provide you with support. Let the Kamatsiaqtut Help Line provide support in your time of need.

ConnexOntario   1-866-531-2600

ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling by connecting them with services in their area. Call or Text 24/7.

Health 811   811

A free, secure and confidential service accessible 24/7 to get health advice from a registered nurse or find health services or information. Call or chat online.

811 Telehealth   811

Call 811 to access non-emergency health information. Dial 7-1-1 (TTY), if you are hearing impaired. A registered nurse is available 24/7 to answer your health questions over the phone and will: help you determine whether you require emergency or non-urgent medical attention; provide current, reliable information related to your health issue; and offer helpful guidance about health services available in the province.

Health PEI's Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line   1-833-553-6983

If you are experiencing addiction or mental health concerns, call the Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line. Calls are answered by trained mental health professionals (a registered nurse or a social worker) 24/7. Health PEI offers mental health services for adults, youth, and those wanting to support family members.

Info-Santé 811   811

Info-Santé 811 (option 1) is a free and confidential telephone consultation service avaiable 24/7. Dialling 811 (option 1) promptly puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue. The nurse will evaluate your health situation and give advice based on your condition. They can answer your questions about your health and direct you to the most appropriate resource in your region. Anyone living in Québec can call Info-Santé 811 for themselves or a family member.

Suicide Prevention Line   1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553)

Thinking about suicide? Worried about someone? Grieving? Don't hesitate: Call 1-866-277-3553. A team of professionals specialized in suicide prevention are available 24/7 to help you. You can also text at 535353 or chat online at suicide.ca

HealthLine 811   811

HealthLine 811 is a free, confidential, 24-hour health and mental health and addictions advice, education and support telephone line available to the people of Saskatchewan. It is staffed by experienced and specially trained Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, and Registered Social Workers. Services are offered in English, with translation available in over 100 languages.

Problem Gambling Help Line   1-800-306-6789

The Problem Gambling Help Line provides free 24-hour help to people with gambling problems and their families. Call to receive confidential, professional service from trained counsellors. They can provide you information; short-term counselling; crisis intervention services; and referrals to regional health authority problem gambling counsellors and self-help groups.

Help with alcohol and drug addiction   1-867-667-8473

If you live in Yukon and are struggling with alcohol or drugs, you can call this line for help. They will help match you to the support that best meets your needs. This service provides support to adults, youth and families such as counselling, safe withdrawal support (detox), intensive treatment programs, and coverage for medications.

Yukon HealthLine   811

Access 24/7 health advice by calling 811. Yukon HealthLine is staffed by registered nurses who can answer your non-urgent health questions or direct you to someone in your community who can help you.

 

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