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:


British Columbia:


Manitoba Suicide Line:

New Brunswick:

Newfoundland and Labrador:

Northwest Territories:

Nova Scotia:



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

Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-565-8603 or

Prince Edward Island:


Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: (in French only)