24 Hour resources

National Crisis Line: 9-8-8

The National Crisis line can be accessed by any landline or cellphone in Canada by call or text. The caller will be connected with a crisis support worker working with one of the 37 national partners and provided with compassionate support.

Alberta Mental Health Hotline: 1-877-303-2642

The Alberta Mental Health Hotline is a toll-free number you can call any time of day. They provide information about programs and services, referrals to other agencies, and crisis intervention.

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Kids help phone offers 24/7 support to any youth under the age of 20 who are struggling. In addition to their phone service they offer text services and online live chat.

Or Text “HOME” to 686868

This is a text support line that is offered by Kids Help Phone. This service is for anyone in crisis, including adults, and will connect you with a trained crisis counsellor.

Indigenous Mental Health Help: 1-855-242-3310

This hotline is powered by the Hope for Wellness. They provide support and counselling in english and french as well as Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut on request.

Health Link: 811

Health Link can provide health advice by allowing you to connect to a nurse 24/7.

AHS Addictions Help Line: 1-866-332-2322

A toll free help line for adults and youth who are dealing with addictions.

Adult Bullying Help Line: 1-888-456-2323

Provides 24 hour support to adults experiencing bullying or harassment. Youth and children are encouraged to use the Kids Help Phone number.

Hope for Wellness: 1-855-242-3310 

Hope for Wellness offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. This service can be accessed by phone or online through this weblink.

The Samaritans:  Jo@samaritans.org

The Samaritans offers a 24 hour email service to help express your thoughts and feelings. They encourage people to send in an email any time they are having a hard time.