Reach Out for Help

Help is available.

Resources that can help

Crisis Centre (24 hours) – 1.800.784.2433

Online and phone support, and links to community resources

Tell someone

  • If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or feel worried that you may do something to harm yourself, tell someone immediately.
  • Go somewhere safe where you can be with a trusted person, ask a friend or family member to stay with you, or talk to a counsellor or other health professional.
  • If you are not able to connect with a friend, family members, or a health professional, call a crisis line.
  • Get rid of any means to hurt yourself
  • If you have anything that you’ve thought about using to hurt or kill yourself with, get rid of it or give it to a trusted other.

Create a safety plan

  • Plan ahead for your safety when you have suicidal thoughts.
  • Ask a trusted family member, friend, or counsellor to help you develop a step-by-step plan for how to keep yourself safe.
  • If you feel unable to keep yourself safe, call 9.1.1 for immediate help and to be transported to the hospital.