Choose from the list below to find help in your country.



Australia

LifeLine Australia

1-300-13-11-14

National Emergency number dial 000

Belgium

National crisis line

02-649-95-55

Canada

National Crisis Line

Crisis Services Canada
Connect with someone now by phone
Toll free 1-833-456-4566

Alberta

Distress Centre Calgary

Serving Calgary and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours
Main Crisis Line: (403) 266-4357
ConnecTeen: (403) 264-TEEN

National Emergency Number for Canada is 911

Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canadian Mental Health Association)

Serving Chinook Health Region and south part of Calgary
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-787-2880
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 327-7905

Doctor Margaret Savage Crisis Centre

Cold Lake, AB
Crisis 24 hours: 1-866-594-0533
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 594-3353

Salvation Army Community & Family Centres

Hope Line – Mon – Friday, 9:00 am – 11:30 pm: (780) 424-9223 Greater Edmonton Area

St. Paul & District Crisis Centre

Serving all Alberta and Northeastern Saskatchewan
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-263-3045
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 645-5195

The Support Network Distress Line

Serving Edmonton and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-232-7288*
*Toll free service available ONLY to rural areas of Capital Health Region, and the Town of Drayton Valley.
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 482-HELP

Seniors Abuse Helpline: (780) 454-8888

Wheatland Shelter Crisis Line (Community Crisis Society, Wheatland Shelter)

Crisis 24 hours: 1-877-934-6634
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 934-6634

Wood’s Homes

Calgary
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-563-6106
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 299-9699

British Columbia

Burnaby Mental Health and Addictions
Burnaby residents seeking counselling for persons in suicidal crisis or support for persons conerns about someone at risk to suicide.
Intake: 604-453-1900

Campbell River Crisis Line

Crisis 24 hrs: 250-287-7743

Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line

Serving the entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta and USA borders
Crisis 24 Hour: 250-426-8407
Crisis 24 Hour: 1-800-667-8407

Central Fraser Valley Telecare Crisis Line

Crisis 24 hrs: 604-852-9099

CHIMO Services Crisis Intervention Program

Serves Cirhmond, South Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen
Crisis 15 hrs (9 am – midnight): 604-279-7070

Crisis & Counselling Program (Williams Lake)

Jubilee Care/CMHA
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-398-8224

Crisis Centre for Northern BC

Serves all of Northern BC north of Quesnel, except the Peace River Country, Fraser Lake, Fort Fraser & Vanderhoof
Prince George Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-563-1214
Youth Line, 4-11 pm: 250-564-8336
Crisis, 24 hrs.: 1-888-562-1214
Fraser Lake Crisis Line: 250-699-6315

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC

Serves Vancouver, North Vancouver city & district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Burnaby
Also has online chat for youth: www.youthinbc.com
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-872-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 604-872-0113

Serving Powell River & area, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Howe Sound-the Sea to Sky corridor

Crisis 24 hrs: 1-866-661-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 1-866-872-0113

Crossroads Crisis Centre Society

Serving the Comox Valley area
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-334-2455

East Kootenay Crisis Line

Serving entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta & USA borders
Crisis 24 hrs, Cranbrook: 250-426-8407
Crisis, 24 hrs, outside of Cranbrook: 1-800-426-8407

Fraser Valley Regional Crisis Line

Serves Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Agassiz/Harrison, Hope, Yale & Boston Bar
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-820-1166
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-877-820-7444

G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital (Q.U.E.S.S.T. Unit )

Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-992-9414

Kelowna Crisis Line

Serves Kelowna, Westbank, Winfield, Lakecountry
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-763-9191

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

Serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino, Bamfield, and West coast of Vancouver Island
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-723-4050
Teen line: 250-723-2040
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-588-8717

North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society

Crisis 24 hrs: 250-949-6033

PIN Crisis Intervention Society (PIN Crisis Line)

Crisis 24 hrs: 250-545-2339
Salmon Arm: 250-833-1488
Enderby: 250-838-0880
Revelstoke: 250-837-6601

Province-Wide British Columbia, BC

Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

S.A.F.E.R (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education, & Research)

Provides counselling for individuals who are in a suicidal crisis, have made a suicide attempt, or are survivors of a suicide loss.
Intake Worker, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday: 604-675-3985

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines

Cantonese Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8233
Mandarin Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8222

South Fraser Regional Crisis Line c/o Surrey Community Services

Serves Surrey, Whiterock, Langley and Delta
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-951-8855

Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health Referral

For suicidal children and youth (18 & under) at risk to suicide.
Intake: 604-709-4111

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

Serves: All of Vancouver Island and Select areas of the Northern Interior (follows Island Health regional boundaries)

Vancouver Island Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-494-3888

Suicide: 1-800-Suicide (1-800-784-2433) (BC wide – 24/7)
Mental Health Information: 310-6789 (BC wide – 24/7)
Crisis Chat Services – online emotional support from a trained Crisis Line Worker – accessible through website every day from 6-10pm.
Business Office: toll-free 1-877-753-2495 or local 250-753-2495 (Mon – Fri, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm)

West Kootenay – Boundary Regional Crisis Line

Serves Trail & Rossland, the West Kootenay and Boundary regions, including Nelson, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Christina Lake, New Denver, Nakusp and Salmo
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-364-1718
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-515-6999

Manitoba

Crisis Stabilization Unit

Serving Winnipeg Health Region
(WHRA Mental Health Crisis Response)
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-3633

Interlake Regional Health Authority Mental Health

(Crisis Stabilization Unit/Mobile Crisis Unit),
(204) 482-91272

Klinic Community Health Centre

Serving Winnipeg
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-322-3019
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 786-8686
Manitoba Suicide Line: 1-877-435-7170

Mental Health Crisis Service

(Karen Devine Safe House)
Serving Central Regional Health Authority
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-310-4593
Crisis 7 days/week 4:30pm-8:30am
North Central: (204) 857-6369
South Central: (204) 325-9700

Mobile Crisis Services

(Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Crisis Services)
Serving Winnipeg Health Region
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-1781

Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU)

(Westman Crisis Services)
Serving Brandon and Assiniboine regions
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-379-7699
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 725-4411

Sara Riel Crisis Stabilization Unit

Serving Winnipeg and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 233-2756

New Brunswick

Chimo Helpline (Chimo Helpline Inc.)

Serving New Brunswick 24 hours
Bilingual
Provincial toll-free Crisis line: 1-800-667-5005
Fredericton area: 450-HELP (4357)

Newfoundland & Labrador

Mental Health Crisis Centre (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Serving Newfoundland and Labrador
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-737-4668
Crisis: (709) 737-4668

Northwest Territories, Yukon & Nunavut

Awareness Centre

This is a temporary RCMP crisis line
Crisis 24 hours: (867) 982-0123

Nunavuat Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

Serving Nunavut and Nunavik (Arctic Quebec)
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-265-3333
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7 days/week: (867) 979-3333

NWT Help Line

Serving Northwest Territories
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Mountain Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-661-0844

Nova Scotia

Eastern Regional Help Line

Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: 1-800-957-9995
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: (902)562-HELP(4357)

Feed Nova Scotia

Crisis 24 hours Youth
1-800-420-3240

Crisis 24 hours Adults

(902) 421-1188

Eastern Regional Help Line

Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week
1-800-957-9995

Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week

(902)562-HELP(4357)
Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford
crisis intervention & short term crisis management: 902-429-8167
available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number: 1-888-429-8167

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT)

crisis intervention & short term crisis management
Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford
902-429-8167
available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number
1-888-429-8167

Pictou County Help Line

Serving Nova Scotia
Crisis 12 noon-12 midnights, 7 days/week
(902) 752-5952

Ontario

Cambridge

Distress Line: 519-658-6805

Durham County

Distress Line: 905-430-2522; 1-800-452-0688

Hamilton

Crisis Line 905-522-1477

Kingston

Distress Line: 613-544-1771

Kitchener Waterloo

Distress Line 519-745-1166

Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties

Distress Line: 1-800-465-4442

London & District

London Mental Health Crisis Line: 519-433-2023
Distress Line: 519-667-6711
Seniors Helpline (SHL): 519-667-6600

Niagara Region

Distress Line: 905-688-3711
Mental Health and Addictions Access Line in Niagara 1-866-550-5205

North Halton

Distress Line: 905-877-1211

Oakville

Distress Line: 905-849-4541

Ottawa & Region

Distress Line: 613-238-3311
Crisis Line: 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991

Peel Region

Distress Line: 905-278-7208
Mobile Crisis Line: 905-278-9036 or 1-800-363-0971

Sarnia & Lambton County

Distress Line: 519-336-3000 or 1-888-347-8737

Six Nations Crisis Line

Six Nations Crisis Services
1-866-445-2204 or 519-445-2404

Toronto

Distress Line: 416-408-4357
Survivor Support Program: 416-595-1716

Waterloo Region

Distress Line: 519-745-1166

Wellington and Dufferin Counties

Distress Line: 519-821-3760 or 1-888-821-3760
Crisis Line: 519-821-0140 or 1-877-822-0140

Windsor & Essex County

Distress Line: 519-256-5000

Prince Edward Island

Island Helpline

24 hour province wide Serving Prince Edward Island
24 hour province wide bilingual service: 1-800-218-2885

Quebec

Centre de prèvention du suicide de Quèbec

Services d’intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7 (1-866-APPELLE)
1-866-277-3553
si tu as besoin d’aide immèdiatement ou…
Services d’intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7
418-683-4588
si tu as besoin d’aide immèdiatement

Saskatchewan

FHHR Mental Health & Addiction Intake Worker

(Five Hills Mental Health & Addiction Services Centre)
Crisis 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri: 1-877-564-0543
Crisis 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri: (306) 691-6464

Hudson Bay & District Crisis Centre

Crisis 24 hours: 1-866-865-7274
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 865-3064

Mobile Crisis Service (Saskatoon)

(Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.)
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 933-6200

North East Crisis Intervention Centre

Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-611-6349
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 752-9455

Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit

Crisis 24 hours: (306) 764-1011

Regina Mobile Crisis Services

Crisis 24 hours: (306) 525-5333
Crisis after hours: (306) 569-2724

Southwest Crisis Services

Swift Current
(306) 778-3386

West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre

Crisis Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm: (306) 463-6655

China

Beijing

Befrienders 03-5286-9090

Hong Kong

The Samaritans HK 2896-0000

Shanghai

Life Line 021-6279-8990

England

The Samaritans

08457-90-90-90

France

National crisis line

01-45-39-40-00

India

SNEHA

A Link With Life 91-44-2464-0050

Ireland

1life

1-800-247-100 or text the word HELP to 51444

The Samaritans

18-50-60-90-90

Japan

Befrienders Osaka

81-066-260-4343

Children & Families

03-4550-1146

Counseling Center

03-4550-1146

Life Line Tokyo

03-5774-0992

Netherlands

National crisis line

0900-1450

New Zealand

LifeLine NZ

09-5222-999 within Auckland 0800-543-354 outside Auckland

Northern Ireland

Bodywhys (help for Anorexia and bulimia)

01-283-5126

Childline

1-800-666-666 -0800-1111

Contact Youth (counselling for young People)

028-90457848

Eating Disorders Assessment (NI)

90618299 or 90621627

Nexus Rape and Incest Counselling

Belfast centre – 028-9032-6803
Londonderry centre- 028-7126-0566
Enniskillen – 028-6632-0046
Portadown – 028-3835-0588

NICAS-n.i.community addiction service, alcohol,drugs addiction

028 90664434 or 90330499 or 90731602

NSPCC

Child Protection Helpline:freephone, 24 hrs – 0800-800500

Rape crisis and sexual abuse centre

028-9024-9696

Victim Support Belfast – 028-9024-4039

Samaritans

1-850-60-90-90 (National number charged at local call rates)

Young Persons Advice line

0808-808 5678

Youthline

0808-808 8000

Zest for the prevention of suicide

Londonderry – 028-71266999

Scotland

Age Scotland

0845-125-9732

Alternatives Crisis Pregnancy Trust

01382-221112

Angus Women’s Aid Supportline

01241-439457

Anti-Social Behaviour Helpline

0800-1691283

Breathing Space Scotland

0800-83-85-87 – particularly for young men who may be feeling suicidal

Caithness & Sutherland Women’s Aid

01955-606971

Central Scotland Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre

01786-471771

Chest, heart & stroke

0845-077-6000

Child Protection Line

0800-0223222

Debt Line Scotland

020-7553-7640

Dementia Helpline

0808-808-3000

Drugs Action

01224-594700

Edinburgh Crisis Centre

0808-801-0414

Epilepsy Scotland

0808-8002200

Families Anonymous

0845-1200660

Fife Independent Disability Helpline

01592-203993

Glasgow Battered Women’s Aid

0141-553-2022

Interactions Counseling & Support Services

01592-262869

Inverclyde Women’s Aid

01475-888505

Lothian LGBT Helpline

0131-556-4049

NHS 24 HR Helpline

08454-24-24-24

NHS INFORM Scotland Helpline

0800-22-44-88

One Parent Families Scotland

0808-8010323

Parentline Scotland

0800-028-2233

Perth & Kinross Drug & Alcohol Team

01738-474455

Rape Crisis Scotland

08088-01-03-02

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800-027-1234

Scottish Women’s Aid

0800-027-1234

Shelter Scotland

0808-800-4444 housing advice

The Samaritans

08457-90-90-90

The Scottish Prisoners Family Helpline

0500-839383

Women’s Aid Edinburgh

0131-315-8110

Your Call

0808-801-03-62 for the physically challenged across Scotland

Sri Lanka

Bandarawela

0572222662

Kandy

081-2234806

Katunayake

011311020

Kohuwela

5780153

Kurunegala

0374931731

Lunugamvehera

0475781200

Matale

0662223521

Mawanelle

035-5788330

Panadura

038-2235291

Panduwasnuwara

0372291718

Panduwasnuwera

0375715815

Sumithrayo – Colombo

2692909 / 2696666 / 2683555

United Kingdom

Alcoholics Anonymous

0845 769 7555

CHILDLINE

0800-1111

Cruse Bereavement Care

0870-1671677

Family Line

0808-800-5678

Farmers in Difficulty

07002-326326

National Debt Helpline

0808-084000

National Drugs Helpline

0800-77-66-00

Papyrus Hopeline

0870-1704000

Sexuality

020-7837-7324

The Samaritans

08457-90-90-90

Violence & Crime

0845 30 30 900

Woman’s Aid Domestic Helpline

08457-023468

USA

Boys Town

1-800-448-3000

Covenant House for teens, kids & families

1-800-999-9999

National Graduate Student Crisis Line

1-800-GRAD-HLP or 1-800-472-3457

National Hopeline Helpline

1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255

Postpartum Depression for Moms

1-800-PPD-MOMS or 1-800-773-6667

The TREVOR Project for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

1-866-488-7386

ULifeline for College & University Students

1-800-273-TALK

Vet2Vet Veteran’s Crisis line

1-877-VET-2-VET or 1-877-838-2838

Veteran’s Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255

Youth America Hotline

1-877-YOUTHLINE or 1-877-968-8454

Youth Hotline

1-800-448-1833

Wales

Dementia Helpline

0808-808-2235

Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Hotline

0808-801-0800

Drug & Alcohol Helpline

0808-808-2234

Housing Debt Help Line Wales

0800-107-1340

LGBT

0870-858828

Smokers Helpline

0800-169-0-169

The Samaritans

0845-90-90-90

If your country is not in the drop down list, that doesn’t mean resources do not exist for your country. Don’t give up, there is probably some form of help available in your community. Even if you can talk to someone you trust – a friend, family member, mentor, religious or community leader, colleague, or a health care professional. Don’t give up.