We all have difficult times within our lives, but no matter what you feel, there are people in this world who understand and who, believe it or not, have been in similar situations.

Coping with suicidal thoughts: 

If you are looking for support, I truly applaud you and encourage you to visit the following links — there is a support system that is right for you:

Crisis line: 1-833-456-4566. Text: 45645. More info at, locally and nationally, at: and
Together we are stronger. (Phone numbers included below)




Distress Centre Calgary

Serving Calgary and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours
Main Crisis Line: (403) 266-4357
ConnecTeen: (403) 264-TEEN

National Emergency Number for Canada is 911

The Support Network Distress Line

Serving Edmonton and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-232-7288
Toll free service available ONLY to rural areas of Capital Health Region, and the Town of Drayton Valley.
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 482-HELP
Seniors Abuse Helpline: (780) 454-8888

Wood’s Homes

Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-563-6106
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 299-9699

British Columbia

Burnaby Mental Health and Addictions

Burnaby residents seeking counselling for persons in suicidal crisis or support for persons conerns about someone at risk to suicide.
Intake: 604-453-1900

Crisis Centre for Northern BC

Serves all of Northern BC north of Quesnel, except the Peace River Country, Fraser Lake, Fort Fraser & Vanderhoof
Prince George Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-563-1214
Youth Line, 4-11 pm: 250-564-8336
Crisis, 24 hrs.: 1-888-562-1214
Fraser Lake Crisis Line: 250-699-6315

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC

Serves Vancouver, North Vancouver city & district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Burnaby
Also has online chat for youth:
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-872-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 604-872-0113

Serving Powell River & area, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Howe Sound-the Sea to Sky corridor
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-866-661-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 1-866-872-0113

East Kootenay Crisis Line

Serving entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta & USA borders
Crisis 24 hrs, Cranbrook: 250-426-8407
Crisis, 24 hrs, outside of Cranbrook: 1-800-426-8407

Fraser Valley Regional Crisis Line

Serves Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Agassiz/Harrison, Hope, Yale & Boston Bar
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-820-1166
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-877-820-7444

Kelowna Crisis Line

Serves Kelowna, Westbank, Winfield, Lakecountry
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-763-9191

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

Serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino, Bamfield, and West coast of Vancouver Island
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-723-4050
Teen line: 250-723-2040
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-588-8717

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

Serves: All of Vancouver Island and Select areas of the Northern Interior (follows Island Health regional boundaries)

Vancouver Island Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-494-3888
Suicide: 1-800-Suicide (1-800-784-2433) (BC wide – 24/7)
Mental Health Information: 310-6789 (BC wide – 24/7)
Crisis Chat Services – online emotional support from a trained Crisis Line Worker – accessible through website every day from 6-10pm.
Business Office: toll-free 1-877-753-2495 or local 250-753-2495 (Mon – Fri, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm)

West Kootenay – Boundary Regional Crisis Line

Serves Trail & Rossland, the West Kootenay and Boundary regions, including Nelson, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Christina Lake, New Denver, Nakusp and Salmo
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-364-1718
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-515-6999


Crisis Stabilization Unit

Serving Winnipeg Health Region
(WHRA Mental Health Crisis Response)
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-3633

Klinic Community Health Centre

Serving Winnipeg
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-322-3019
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 786-8686
Manitoba Suicide Line: 1-877-435-7170

Mental Health Crisis Service

(Karen Devine Safe House)
Serving Central Regional Health Authority
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-310-4593
Crisis 7 days/week 4:30pm-8:30am
North Central: (204) 857-6369
South Central: (204) 325-9700

Mobile Crisis Services

(Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Crisis Services)
Serving Winnipeg Health Region
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-1781

Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU)

(Westman Crisis Services)
Serving Brandon and Assiniboine regions
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-379-7699
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 725-4411

New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador

Northwest Territories, Yukon & Nunavut

Awareness Centre

This is a temporary RCMP crisis line
Crisis 24 hours: (867) 982-0123

Nunavuat Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

Serving Nunavut and Nunavik (Arctic Quebec)
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-265-3333
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7 days/week: (867) 979-3333

NWT Help Line

Serving Northwest Territories
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Mountain Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-661-0844

Nova Scotia

Eastern Regional Help Line

Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: 1-800-957-9995
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: (902)562-HELP(4357)

Feed Nova Scotia

Crisis 24 hours Youth

Crisis 24 hours Adults
(902) 421-1188

Eastern Regional Help Line
Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week

Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week

Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford
crisis intervention & short term crisis management: 902-429-8167
available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number: 1-888-429-8167

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT)

crisis intervention & short term crisis management
Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford

available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number


London & District

London Mental Health Crisis Line: 519-433-2023
Distress Line: 519-667-6711
Seniors Helpline (SHL): 519-667-6600

Niagara Region

Distress Line: 905-688-3711

Mental Health and Addictions Access Line in Niagara  1-866-550-5205

Ottawa & Region

Distress Line: 613-238-3311
Crisis Line: 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991

Peel Region

Distress Line: 905-278-7208
Mobile Crisis Line: 905-278-9036 or 1-800-363-0971


Distress Line: 416-408-4357
Survivor Support Program: 416-595-1716

Prince Edward Island

Island Helpline

24 hour province wide Serving Prince Edward Island
24 hour province wide bilingual service: 1-800-218-2885


Centre de prévention du suicide de Québec

Services d’intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7 (1-866-APPELLE)

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Services d’intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7

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Befrienders 03-5286-9090



A Link With Life 91-44-2464-0050



1-800-247-100 or text the word HELP to 51444

New Zealand

LifeLine NZ

09-5222-999 within Auckland 0800-543-354 outside Auckland

Northern Ireland


Child Protection Helpline:freephone, 24 hrs – 0800-800500


1-850-60-90-90 (National number charged at local call rates)


Your Call

0808-801-03-62 for the physically challenged across Scotland

Sri Lanka
United Kingdom