Canadian Mental Health and Wellness Resources

  • Kids Help Line:
  • Crisis Service Canada: 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
    •  Phone: 1-800-273-8255
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 
    • Service is available in Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut, English and French
    • Phone: 1-855-242-3310
  • Naseeha-Mental Health Hotline for Muslim and non-muslims.
    • Helpline and textline remain open and uninterrupted
    • Hours: 9:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. PST
    • Phone: 1-866-627-3342
  • Canada Suicide Prevention Service
  •  TogetherAll
    • A safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.          
  • Talk4Healing
    • Call: 1 855 554 HEAL a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association – York Region
  • EMentalHealth.ca: listing of multicultural, ethno-specific associations and support services

Ontario Mental Health and Wellness Resources

  • Good2talk: Ontario’s 24/7 helpline for postsecondary students.
    • Call: 1-866-935-5454
    • Text: GOOD2TALKON to 68-68-68
  • Connex
    • Connex Ontario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling. We are funded by the Government of Ontario. Our system navigation and information service is live-answer 24/7, confidential, and free.
    • Call: 1-866-531-2600
  • BounceBack
    • BounceBack is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.
    • Call: 1-866-345-0224
    • Website: bouncebackontario.ca
  • Big White Wall
    • An online peer to peer support community.
      Talk4healing (for Indigenous women) 1 855 554 HEAL
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Canada Suicide Prevention Services
  • Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention
  • Ontario Association of Suicide Prevention
  • Ethnocultural Associations in York Region
  • UReachToronto 
    • A resource centre connecting people with one another to impact our multicultural communities.