Crisis centres across Canada

Calling a crisis centre is the right thing to do if you or someone you know is in crisis. Making the call is an important first step that can save a life. Crisis centres are located across Canada in communities of all sizes. Many offer telephone support 24 hours a day, and most are associated with professional counselors.

Click the links below to find a list of crisis centres in your area. Or, you can call your local clinic, mental health centre, hospital, doctor or emergency number and ask for assistance in connecting to a crisis centre.

To find one in Canada:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre

Alberta:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/alberta-crisis-centres

British Columbia:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/british-columbia-crisis-centres

Manitoba:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/manitoba-crisis-centres

Manitoba Suicide Line: reasontolive.ca

New Brunswick:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/new-brunswick-crisis-centres

Newfoundland and Labrador:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/newfoundland-labrador-crisis-centres

Northwest Territories:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/northwest-territories-crisis-centres

Nova Scotia:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/nova-scotia-crisis-centres

Nunavut:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/nunavut-crisis-centres

Ontario:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/ontario-crisis-centres

Distress Centres of Ontario provides additional breakdowns of distress centres by cities and towns:

Contact a nurse at Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000

Mental Health Hotline Ontario: 1-866-531-2600 or mentalhealthhelpline.ca

Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-565-8603 or drugandalcoholhelpline.ca

Prince Edward Island:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/prince-edward-island-crisis-centres

Quebec:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/quebec-crisis-centres

Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: aqps.info/besoin-aide-urgente/liste-centres-prevention-suicide.html (in French only)

Saskatchewan:

suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/saskatchewan-crisis-centres