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CRISIS 24/7 Helplines


If this is a mental health/medical emergency please dial 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.  For 24/7 helplines, please continue below.  

Crisis Services Canada

CALL TOLL FREE 1.833.456.4566 - Available 24/7

National Suicide Prevention Line (USA & Canada)

1-800-273-8255 / Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741

Nova Scotia Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team

(902) 429-8167 or 1 (888) 429-8167 (Toll Free) 

Kids Help Phone 

1 (800) 668-6868 (Toll Free 24/7) 


Need help for a family member or friend that lives away, try facebook's worldwide resource list.

NON-CRISIS: GRIEF support resources

Grief Relief Coaching Group

(On-line private facebook group managed by Linda Marshall. Provides free virtual support to family and friends who are struggling from grief.  Open to all)

Grief Relief for Survivors of Suicide Loss

(On-line private facebook group managed by Linda Marshall. Provides free virtual support to family and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide)

resources - Community

211 Nova Scotia 

Phone: 211 (Provides confidential information and referral services for community and social services available across Nova Scotia and Canada)

811 Nova Scotia 

Phone: 811 (Provides support regarding non-urgent health-related issues and questions)

AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)


Avalon Sexual Assault Centre 

(902) 422-4240 (Provides support, counselling, education and forensic evaluation for those who have experienced sexualized violence)

Bryony House

Distress Line:  (902) 422-7650; Shelter Main Number (902)423-7183

(provides 24 hour emergency services for women, with or without children, escaping intimate partner abuse.)

Canadian Mental Health Association

(902 ) 455-5445 (Provides various social support programs and initiatives to improve mental health.  This is not a 24/hour crisis centre)

CASP (Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention)

Early Psychosis Program of Nova Scotia 

(902) 473-2976  (Promotes early detection and optimal, timely healthcare for persons at risk for, or experiencing, a first episode of psychosis)

Healthy Minds Cooperative

(902) 404 3504 (As peers with lived experience, we can relate to the process of seeking wellness and living in recovery from mental health issues and disorders, please see our website for programs)

Hospice Halifax

(902) 446-0929 (Provides a compassionate and supportive community of staff, volunteers, and donors dedicated to making dying and living as comfortable and as meaningful as possible at the end of life.  

ISANS Mumford | main office

Phone: 902-423-3607/ Toll free in Nova Scotia: 1-866-431-6472 (We help immigrants to settle and give orientation to living in Nova Scotia)

IWK Central Referral

(902) 464-4110 (Provides referrals to IWK mental health services/information for youth: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm) 

Laing House

(902) 425-9018 (Provides a drop-in centre for young ages 16-29 living with a mental illness and/or challenges. Youth can meet friends and gain support from others who have gone through similar experiences.  Program includes art, meals, education, and employment support)

Phoenix Youth

(902) 420.0676; 24 hr intake 902.446.4663 Toll free: 1.888.878.5088

(dedicated to supporting youth between the ages of 11 and 24, their families, and communities across multiple locations in Halifax)

Shelter Nova Scotia 

(902)406-3631 (Provides a home for people who need somewhere to stay. We offer care to people who can find it nowhere else)

Souls Harbour Rescue Mission

(902)405-4663 (To rescue people from poverty and addiction by offering emergency help, such as food, clothing and shelter, life-changing recovery programs, and the Gospel message)