Suicide Intervention in Canada

Crisis Services Canada

Text 45645 from 4pm – 12am

National network of existing distress, crisis and suicide prevention line services, committed to supporting any person living in Canada who is affected by suicide, in the most caring and least intrusive manner possible.

Crisis Text Line

Text 686868
Powered by Kids Help Phone serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text.

Hope for Wellness Helpline

Or online chat
Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Through advocacy, communication, and education, CASP aims to prevent suicide and support individuals, families, groups, and communities impacted by suicide.


Center for Suicide Prevention
A branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association equipping Canadians with the information, knowledge and skills necessary to respond to people at risk of suicide.

Government of Canada
Offers a range of information and activities to improve mental health and help to prevent suicide including funding, monitoring and sharing information.

The Lifeline Canada
Committed to suicide reduction across Canada by raising awareness of risk factors, providing access to online resources options, and promoting local programs to build mental health resilience for all.

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