Resources

Below is a list of various resources for those looking for support or further information. 

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Crisis Centres

This list includes crisis and emergency phone help lines and online chat centres available for immediate support. Click on the organization names or descriptions below to find their websites.

International Crisis Centres

Suicide Stop- Phone help lines and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Lines: Visit the website for a country-specific help line

The Trevor Project Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth- Phone help lines, text and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-866-488-7386

Nisa Helpline for Muslim Women

12-Hour Help Line: 1-888-315-6472

Canadian Crisis Centres

Crisis Services Canada- Phone help line, text and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-833-456-4566

Text: 45645

Kids Help Phone- Phone help line, text and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-668-6868

Indigenous Hope for Wellness- Phone help line and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Crisis Line Association of BC

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-784-2433

Trans Lifeline Canada

Help Line: 1-877-330-6366

Naseeha Muslim Youth Helpline- Phone help line or text available

12PM - 12AM EST Help Line: 1-866-627-3342

Alberta Health Services Mental Health Help Line

24-Hour Help Line: 877-303-2642

Reason to Live Manitoba Suicide Prevention and Support Line

24-Hour Help Line: 1-877-435-7170

Manitoba Farm, Rural and Northern Support Services- Phone help line and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-866-367-3276

Chimo Helpline New Brunswick- Phone help line and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-667-5005

Canadian Mental Health Association Newfoundland and Labrador

Help Line: 1-888-737-4668

Northwest Territories Help Line

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-661-0844

Kamatsiaqtut Nunavut Help Line

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-265-3333

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line Nova Scotia

24-Hour Help Line: 1-888-429-8167

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto- Phone help line, text and online chat centre available

24-Hour Help Line: 416-408-4357

Text: 45645

The Island Helpline PEI

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-218-2885

Suicide Action Montreal

24-Hour Help Line: 1-866-277-3553

Saskatchewan Crisis Suicide Helpline

24-Hour Help Line: 306-525-5333

U.S. Crisis Centres

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-273-8255

Trans Lifeline U.S.

Help Line: 1-877-565-8860

Veterans Crisis Line- Phone help line, text and online chat centre available

Help Line: 1-800-273-8255 (After dialling, press 1)

Text: 838255

Find Professional Support

Find professionals that can help support you through your healing journey. Click on the organization names or descriptions below to find their websites.

International Treatment Resources

Better Help- This organization offers online private counselling with licensed, professional therapists, through live chat, messaging, phone, or video chat appointments.

Talk Space- This organization offers online therapy with licensed therapists.

7 Cups- This organization provides online therapy, free 24/7 Chat options, and self-help guides.

Psychology Today- This site has a directory that allows you to search for therapists in locations worldwide.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- This site offers referrals to treatment facilities, support groups and community organizations for substance use and mental health problems.

Self Management and Recovery Training- This organization offers support groups for people with substance use or addictive disorders and their families.

In the Rooms- This site provides access to support groups and treatment programs for substance use or addictive disorders.

Canadian Treatment Resources

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association- On this page, you can search for a Canadian certified counsellor or psychotherapist specific to your area.

eMental Health- This page allows you to search for counselling or therapy in various locations and languages.

Here 2 Talk- This organization connects British Columbia Post-Secondary Students with free counselling services.

Counselling BC- This website offers a directory of counsellors and psychologists in British Columbia that help with various challenges and concerns.

Success BC- This organization offers counselling, crisis support, support groups and other services for a variety of challenges and concerns.

U.S. Treatment Resources

Mental Health America- This website provides resources for those looking for mental health treatment. 

Addiction Centre- This organization offers resources to help people struggling with addiction and substance use disorders find treatment. 

Eating Disorder Hope- This website offers resources to help people struggling with eating disorders find treatment, including therapy and nutrition therapy. 

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Learn More

Use these resources to find further information about mental health issues.

International Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness- This organization offers resources for learning about mental health issues.

PACER Children's Mental Health and Emotional or Behavioural Disorders Project- This organization provides resources and information about children's mental health issues for parents and caregivers.

Mind UK- This site offers resources for support and further learning about mental health issues.

Eating Disorder Hope- This organization provides information about eating disorders and treatment resources for people suffering from eating disorders.

Drug Rehab Advocacy Recovery Systems- This site has resources for people struggling with addiction and other mental health issues, as well as resources for their families. 

Canadian-Based Resources

Here to Help BC- This British Columbia based organization offers resources to support yourself or others, to learn more about mental health issues or to access support services.

Anxiety Canada- This organization provides resources for learning about and coping with anxiety.

Self-Injury Outreach and Support- This organization provides resources and support for those who self-injure, those who have recovered and those supporting others.

Youth Mental Health Canada- This youth-driven and led organization provides mental health resources for other youth.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health- This organization offers resources and support for addiction and mental health.