9-8-8 Not Available in Canada

The United States has implemented a three-digit code (9-8-8) to dial in order to reach their National Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline, has not yet been implemented in Canada.  

Even though Canada has not implemented a code, help is still available.  If you require assistance, please call Canada’s suicide prevention service toll free at 1-833-456-4566.

If you prefer to text Canada’s suicide prevention service, adults can text 741741 and youths can text 686868.

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