Mental Health Resources

Welcome to our Mental Health Resources page! Here, you'll find a carefully curated list of valuable resources designed to support your mental health, particularly in times of crisis.

Please note that we are continually working to enhance and expand this resource list, ensuring it remains up-to-date and comprehensive, with a strong focus on crisis intervention and support.

Crisis Resources

Talk Suicide Canada provides nationwide, 24-hour support by connecting you with a crisis responder to get help without judgment.

Call 1-833-456-4566 (Toll free, available 24/7)
Text 45645 (available 4:00 pm to midnight EST)

Gerstein Crisis Centre offers crisis services which include 24/7 telephone support, in-person mobile crisis team, community support referrals, substance use crisis management, follow-up, and access to short-term crisis beds.

Call 416-929-5200 (Available 24/7)

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto offer immediate services for suicide and crisis intervention, abuse, and emotional distress.

Call 416-408-4357

Child and Youth Mental Health Resources

Kids Help Phone's free services are available 24/7 across Canada for kids, teens, and young adults.

Call 1-800-668-6868 or visit:

Help Ahead is a centralized phone line in the GTA that helps caregivers navigate mental health resources for youth under the age of 18. Individuals can call Help Ahead for a one time consultation and they will direct you to the most appropriate mental health agency with the shortest waitlist in your area.

Provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario and Nova Scotia. 

Call: 1-866-925-5454 or Visit:

This is a service offered at Sunnybrook Hospital for individuals aged between 13 and 16 living in the Durham, Halton, Peel, Toronto, or York regions that offers navigation to mental health and addiction supports.

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