REFERRALS FOR BROS
MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY CONTACTS
Limited male-specific mental health services available.
There are several services available for people who are struggling with mental health. Unfortunately, there are not many specifically for men. However, there is a complete list of depression and suicide prevention phone-lines across Canada by province, city and neighbourhood here: Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. Please remember that if you are in a serious case of emergency with suicidal thoughts, please contact 911 or the Crisis Services Canada: 1 833 456 4566 (24/7 service).
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
EMERGENCY: 911 (24 hours 7 days a week)
Tel: 1 833 456 4566 / Text 45645
A nationwide suicide prevention and support network.
For a complete list of phone lines across Canada by province, city and neighbourhood, visit: Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention.
St. Paul and District Crisis Centre: 1-800-263-3045 or (780) 645-5195 (Serving all Alberta and Northeastern Saskatchewan)
Crisis Centre BC: 1-800-SUICIDE ~ 1-800-784-2433
310 Mental Health Support: 310-6789 (no area code required)
HealthLink BC: 8-1-1 or FIND Services and Resources
Manitoba Farm and Rural Stress Line: 1-866-867-3276 (General health line)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Mental Health Crisis Centre: 1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668
Chimo Helpline: 1-800-667-5005 or (506) 450-4357 (bi-lingual)
Kamatsiaqtut Helpline: 1-800-265-3333 or (867) 979-3333 (12am-7pm english, 7pm-12am local language)
Centre de prévention du suicide de Québec: (1-866-APPELLE) 1-866-277-3553
Prince Edward Island
Island Helpline: 1-800-218-2885 (bi-lingual)
St. Paul and District Crisis Centre: 1-800-263-3045 or (780) 645-5195 (serving Alberta and Saskatchewan)
Yukon distress and support line: 1-844-533-3030 7pm-3am pacific time
Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to their communities. At a DC you can find a listening ear for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many centres also have Suicide Survivor programs, support services for youth, telephone call out programs for seniors and vulnerable people, mental health Crisis Lines services and much more.
For a list of Distress Centres Ontario, visit: http://www.dcontario.org/centres.html
Lifeline number: 1 866 277-3553
In distress, anxious, bereaved; we are present, here and now, 24/7.
Chimo Helpline Inc.
Hotline: Fredericton Area: 450 4357
Hotline: Toll free provincial helpline: 1-800-667-5005
Live chats daily from 5pm to 12am.
Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canada)
Hotline: 403 327 7905 or toll free 1-888-787-2880
24 Hour service
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