Mental Health Resources
This is not an exhaustive list and I will try to add as many countries as I can but I need your help for that. If you know of a reliable, safe mental health resource in your country, please send it to me!
Kids Help Phone
Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868.
Available 24 hours a day to Canadians aged 5 to 29 who want confidential and anonymous care from professional counsellors.
Wellness Together Canada
Through Wellness Together Canada, individuals of all ages in Canada or Canadians abroad can access supports ranging from self-assessment and peer support, to free and confidential sessions with social workers, psychologists and other professionals.
Supports are provided online in both official languages as well as by phone and text for those without internet access. Phone-counselling sessions are available in 200 languages and dialects, through instantaneous interpretation.
Connect to Wellness Together Canada, by visiting Wellness Together Canada or text the word WELLNESS to the following numbers for immediate assistance:
686868 for youth
741741 for adults
Front Line Workers, text the word FRONTLINE to 741741
Call 1-866-585-0445 (Adults) or 1-888-668-6810 (Youth)
Hope for Wellness Help Line
Call 1-855-242-3310 (toll-free) or connect to the online Hope for Wellness chat.
Available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada who need immediate crisis intervention. Experienced and culturally sensitive help line counsellors can help if you want to talk or are distressed.
Telephone and online counselling are available in English and French. On request, telephone counselling is also available in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut.