Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911 or go to your nearest hospital. If you are experiencing emotional distress, you are not alone. Crisis resources are available.


  • Canada Suicide Prevention Service (available 24 hours a day): call 1-833-456-4566

  • Crisis Text line (available 24 hours a day): text HOME to 686868

  • York Support Services Network (York Region) 1-855-310-COPE (2673)

  • Gerstein Centre (Toronto): call 416-929-5200

  • 211 Ontario (available 24 hours a day): call or text 211 (or visit - connect to social services, programs and community support for all ages and needs

Post-Secondary Students

  • Good2Talk: call 1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868

  • Your post-secondary institution may offer services


  • Kids Help Phone: call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868

LGBTQ2S specific:

  • Trans Lifeline (resource for trans and gender non-confirming folks, available from 10am to 4am): call 1-877-330-6366

  • The 519 (Toronto): councelling and support call 416-392-6874 or for more resources visit

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Indigenous Peoples:

  • Hope for wellness help line: call 1-855-242-3310

  • Talk for healing (resource for women, available 24 hours a day): call: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325) or text 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)

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