Please call 911 if you have an emergency.
Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5
If you need support, call us now at our toll free number 1.833.456.4566. We are available 24x7x365. You will not incur long distance charges for your call.
We offer support to anyone concerned about suicide. Whether you are suffering from a loss, worried about someone who may be having suicidal thoughts, or having suicidal thoughts yourself, our highly trained responders are there to provide support. Talking about suicide can open the door for effective dialogue about the intense emotional pain and can enable someone to see what steps need to be taken to ensure safety, whether it's your own or the safety of someone you care about. Connecting with someone about your suicidal thoughts is life-saving.
You do not have to cope with the feelings of hopelessness and the terrible psychological pain on your own.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911
Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Responders.
Children, youth and young adults can text ‘CONNECT’ to 686868 to a trained volunteer Crisis Responder who will help with any issues – big or small. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7.
If you’re having thoughts of suicide, or are worried about someone else, Talk Suicide is here to listen. Connect to a crisis responder for help without judgment. Call 1-833-456-4566 toll-free, any time – or text 45645 from 4 p.m. to midnight ET.
Number: call (1-833-456-4566) or text (45645)
Hours of Operation: call: 24/7; text: 4pm-midnight EST
Website link: https://talksuicide.ca/