Below is a list of various resources for those looking for support or further information.
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
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
24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-784-2433
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
24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-218-2885
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
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)
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.
Inclusive Therapists- This site allows you to find culturally responsive, LGBTQ+ affirming, and social justice-oriented therapists.
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.
Use these resources to find further information about mental health issues.
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.
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.