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If you or a loved one is having suicidal thoughts, is self-harming or in crisis, please do one or more of the following immediately:

 

  • Contact your family doctor and psychiatrist.
  • Go to your closest hospital's emergency department.
  • Call 911.
  • Call a distress line to speak with a highly trained, caring, skilled volunteer.
  • Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) to get help right away, day or night. 

 

You will never regret getting someone help and risking them being mad at you.

Better they be mad at you than dead.

Kids Help Phone

  • Kids Help Phone   1-800-668-6868    www.kidshelpphone.ca  
    (Free, anonymous telephone, text and online counselling and referral service for children/youth under age 20.  Open 24/7, 365 days/year.)
  • Mental Health Helpline   1-866-531-2600  (24 hours/day, 7 days/week)
  • Drug and Alcohol Helpline   1-800-565-8603  (24/7)
  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline   1-888-230-3505  (24/7)

Distress Lines

Toronto

  • Gerstein Centre Crisis Line  (416) 929-5200
  • Toronto Distress Centres   (416) 408-HELP (4357)
  • Telecare (Mandarin & Cantonese)   (416) 920-0497
  • Warm Line and Peer Crisis Support Service  (everyday from 8pm-12am)
    (416) 960-9276 (WARM) 
  • Assaulted Women's Helpline   (416) 863-0511  or  1-866-863-0511  or  TTY  1-866-863-7868
  • Toronto Rape Crisis Centre   (416) 597-8808  or  TTY (416) 597-1214
  • Crisis Addiction Services/Withdrawal Management   1-866-366-9513
  • Toronto Seniors Helpline   (416) 217-2077
  • Youth Crisis Support Team (Youthdale)   (416) 363-9990

North York/Etobicoke

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Mobile Crisis Team via police department (911)
    (416) 530-6486 ext. 4423  (voice mail only/non-urgent messages)

Scarborough/East York

  • Scarborough Hospital Regional Mobile Crisis Team    (416) 495-2891

Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon)

  • Distress Centre of Peel    (905) 278-7208
  • Mobile Crisis Outreach and Support Team   (905) 278-9036
  • Telecare Peel   (905) 459-7777   (English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese)

Halton (Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Burlington)

  • Oakville Distress Centre    (905) 849-4541
  • Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST)   1-877-825-9011

Hamilton

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST)    (905) 972-8338

York Region

  • Community Crisis Response Service/Distress Centre   (905) 310-COPE (2673)
  • Women's Support Network (sexual violence crisis centre)   1-800-263-6734

Durham Region

  • Distress Centre Durham   (905) 430-2522
  • Durham Crisis Response  (905) 666-0483

 

For additional community information 24/7, dial 211 from anywhere in Ontario.