988 Suicide Crisis Helpline

Site: Telephone Helpline

Record #: MET7492
Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Crisis Phone 9-8-8, Phone and text support
Website 988.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

National telephone and text suicide prevention and support

  • culturally appropriate suicide prevention services provided by trained responders
  • access to network of helplines and crisis lines across Canada, and online resources, visit 988 website

Partnership of government and community agencies, and led/coordinated by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH); visit website for full list of partners


Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Eligibility Anyone in crisis with thoughts of suicide or who is worried about someone else

Self referral; call or text 988

Languages Cree, Ojibwe, Inuktitut available through Hope for Wellness Helpline ; Interpreters available for other languages including American Sign Language
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Ontario, ON
Mailing Address Ontario, ON 
Physical Access Unknown; contact for information

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