Crisis centres across Canada
Section: Find Help
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:
Manitoba Suicide Line: reasontolive.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador:
Distress Centres of Ontario provides additional breakdowns of distress centres by cities and towns: dcontario.org/centres.html
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – crisis resources: camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/finding_help/Pages/distress_crisis_resources.aspx
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:
Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: aqps.info/besoin-aide-urgente/liste-centres-prevention-suicide.html (in French only)
Centres de crise du Québec:
centredecrise.ca/listecentres (in French only)