These resources are for educational purposes only. If this is a medical emergency, please seek immediate medical attention by calling 911. If you have non-emergent questions, ask your healthcare provider.

Sometimes using coping strategies is hard, and the uncomfortable feeling of emotional distress is not likely to improve without immediate intervention which could result in harm to self or others. If you think you or someone you know is experiencing crisis or distress, we encourage you to use the resources below:

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Kids Help Phone

Text CONNECT to 686868
Call 1-800-668-6868
Hours: 24/7

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Here 24/7

1 844 437 3247 (HERE247)
or TTY: 1-877-688-5501

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Specialized Crisis Resources



Crisis Line at Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

Hours: 24/7

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LGBTQ+ Support Line at Compass Community Services

Call or Text: 226-669-3760
Hours: Every day, 8:00am - 10:00pm

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National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line

Hours: 24/7

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Crisis Line: 1-888-200-9997
Talk4Healing Help Line: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)
Talk, text, or chat in over 14 Indigenous languages.
Hours: 24/7

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Black Youth Help Line

Call 416-285-9944 Toll-Free 1-833-294-8650
Hours: Every day, 9:00am - 10:00pm

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LGBT Youth Line

LGBT Youth Line

Call: 1-800-268-9688
Text: 647-694-4275
Live Chat:
Hours: Sunday – Friday, 4:00pm - 9:30pm

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