Quick Exit

PSPNET is not an emergency or crisis service.

If you are looking for help and you do not feel PSPNET is a suitable option for you, here are some additional resources for your consideration.
Crisis Services
  • Emergency Services: Call 911
  • Crisis Text Line – Text “Talk” to Crisis Text Line at 741741. Crisis Text Line provides immediate support to all Canadians 24/7.
  • Healthline: Call 811; 24-hour Health Line services for information on health, mental health and addiction services, education and support.
  • Talk Suicide Canada provides general information on suicide as well as information on immediate crisis services for individuals who may be suicidal. Available 24/7. Text/call 1-833-456-4566.
  • Besion D’aide (Quebec) is a 24/7 crisis intervention (in French).
  • Suicide.ca:
    • Suicide.ca’s mission is to use digital technology to prevent suicide. It provides information and support to people with suicidal thoughts and behaviours, people who are worried about someone or have lost loved ones to suicide, and professionals who work with vulnerable clienteles. In English call 833-454-4566.
  • Centre de prévention du suicide de Québec – Centre de prévention du suicide de Québec is a non-profit community organization that provides professional, specialized services to promote prevention and intervention for suicidal persons, those close to them and suicide-bereaved persons. In addition, the CPSQ provides training tailored to the needs of those interested in learning more about this issue. In English call 833-454-4566.

Area Specific Services & Resources

Alberta Specific Services
British Columbia Specific Services
Manitoba Specific Services
New Brunswick Specific Services
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • Health Information Line: 811
  • Poison Control N/A – call 811 for information or 911 in an emergency
  • Capital Region Mental Health and Addictions Association (CRMHAA)
    Facilitating support groups for mental health consumers, care givers of mental health consumers, and those impacted by the suicide of a loved one.
  • Chimo Helpline: 1-800-667-5005; Live chat option
  • College of Psychologists New Brunswick
  • Correctional Service Canada EFAP
    • 1-855-709-2477
    • TTY (for people with hearing impairments): 1-877-338-0275
  • Face-to-Face Services available through New Brunswick Department of Health
    The NB department of health provides mental health services through 3 core program areas: Acute Services, Child and Adolescent services and Adult Long Term services. There are 13 Community Mental Health Centres (CMHC) that provide mental health services in a defined catchment area.
  • Hope for Heros
    • Test H4H to 741741
  • Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
    The New Brunswick Critical Incident and Stress Management Program was established in collaboration with Addiction and Mental Health Services and the College of Psychologists of New Brunswick. The provincial team is made up of mental health and addictions professionals and emergency first responder peer support personnel and is intended to reduce the buildup of stress in emergency first responders who work in high stress fields and to promote a culture of wellness and positive mental health in the workplaces of New Brunswick’s valued emergency first responders.
  • New Brunswick Community Mental Health Resources
  • New Brunswick Association of Social Workers
  • RCMP Employee Assistance Program: 1-800-268-7708; 1-800-567-5803 (TTY)
Newfoundland and Labrador Specific Services
Nova Scotia Specific Services
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • 211.ca
    • Call or text 211, or toll free 1-855-466-4994. Nova Scotia 211’s mission is to provide access to information, advocate for those in need, and encourage investment in social programs and services. We seek to ignite hope and foster human connection.
  • Halifax Regional Police Association EFAP: Contact 902-430-8295 or 902-430-8296 for more information.
  • Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency:
    • FFAP Peer Support Phone #1: 902-233-6804
    • FFAP Peer Support Phone #2: 902-240-7536
  • Halifax Professional Firefighters IAFF 268 MFAP – administered by Homewood
    • 1-800-663-1142 (English)
    • 1-866-398-9505 (French)
    • 1-888-384-1152 (TTY)
  • International Association of Fire Fighters FFAP:
    • Contact 902-483-6068 or 902-237-9087 for more information
  • Indian Residential School Crisis Line:
    • 1-866-925-4419
    • NSHA First Responders ASSIST- First Responders Assist 1-888-429-8167/ 24/7. Offers short term counselling and supportive services
  • Landing Strong: 902-472-2972
    Community-based health and work transition programs for veterans and first responders.
  • New Pathways PTSD Support Group:
    • Halifax: 902-462-2957
      A Mental Health Resource for Nova Scotian First Responders. This website contains tools and resources for First Responders, employers, and families, however all Nova Scotians who work in stressful and demanding workplaces may also find these resources helpful.
  • New Pathways PTSD Support Group Halifax: 902-462-2957
  • Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology 
  • Nova Scotia College of Social Workers 
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority:
    • EFAP; Chat online, call or email for support
  • Nova Scotia Health:
    Resource for online tools, mental health and addictions professionals who provide support, programs, and services to Nova Scotians across the province.
  • NS First Responders Mental Health:
    A website developed by first responders, for first responders. Eliminating stigma and providing mental health supports for first responders.
  • NS Health Information Line: 811
  • NS Poison Control: 1-800-565-8161
  • NS Provincial Mental Health and Crisis Line:
    • 902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (toll free); available to help 24/7.
  • NS Provincial Helpline: 1-888-429-8167
  • RCMP Employee Assistance Program: 1-800-268-7708;1-800-567-5803 (TTY)
  • Workhealthlife: 1-800-461-5558
North West Territories Specific Services
Nunavut Specific Services
Ontario Specific Services
Prince Edward Island Specific Services
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • PEI Telehealth: 811
  • Poison Control: 1-800-565-8161
  • 211 PEI
    • Call or text  2-1-1 (Monday-Friday 9am-6pm AST).
    • Email help@pe.211.ca.
  • Addiction Services: 1-888-299-8399
    • 24 hour, toll-free service from anywhere on PEI for inpatient and out-patient withdrawal management, counselling, information and referral for help with an addiction to alcohol and/or drugs
  • Badge of Life
    Weekly peer support via Zoom, listings of supportive programs and resources.
  • CMHA PEI Mental Health Resource Line: 1-800-682-1648 Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.
  • Correctional Service Canada EFAP
    • 1-855-709-2477
    • TTY (for people with hearing impairments): 1-877-338-0275
  • Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
  • Landing Strong: 902-472-2972
    • Community-based health and work transition programs for veterans and first responders.
  • PEI Helping Tree
  • Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line: 1-833-553-6983
    • Calls are answered by trained mental health professionals (a registered nurse or a social worker) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • PEI Social Work Registration Board 
  • PEI Public Service Commission EAP Program: 1-800-239-3826
  • PEI Psychologists Registration Board
  • Public Safety Calls
    • A new mental health initiative available to Island public safety professionals.
  • RCMP Employee Assistance Program:
    • 1-800-268-7708
    • 1-800-567-5803 (TTY)
  • The Island Helpline: 1-800-565-8161
    • Trained and caring staff answer calls to the Island Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Island Helpline is a free bilingual, confidential, non-judgmental, and supportive telephone service.
  • The PEI Operational Stress Injury: (902) 367-7075
    • (OSI) satellite site in Stratford provides specialized mental health and addiction services to Veterans, eligible members of the Canadian Forces and RCMP, who are encountering difficulties as a result of service-related psychological injury and traumatic events. Treatment at the OSI site is provided by an interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and mental Health nurses. For more information, please call (902) 367-7075.
Quebec Specific Services
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • Health Information Line: 811
  • Poison Control: 1-800-463-5060
  • Correctional Service Canada EFAP
    • 1-855-709-2477
    • TTY (for people with hearing impairments): 1-877-338-0275
  • CLSC
    • CLSCs in Quebec are free clinics run and maintained by the Quebec government. They are a form of community health centre. CLSC are available in every community. Available in both languages depending on your location.
  • Info Trauma
    • A site to better understand trauma, whether for trauma victims or clinicians, this site offers many tools, testimonials and training. In both languages: 1 514 924-4978.
  • Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1 (866) 925-4419
  • La vigile
    • Maison LA VIGILE located in Quebec City is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support women and men who have a problem of alcohol and drug addiction. Confidential services, including a 24-hour listening service at 1 888 315-0007, psychoeducational workshops, group therapy, and follow-up are intended for peace officers, military personnel or emergency responders, and their immediate family members, or any other person in need. Services are available in French only.
  • Ordre des psychologues du Québec
    • The Ordre des psychologues works to protect the public by ensuring the quality of services offered by its members, by promoting the development of the profession and by advocating for better access to psychological services. A directory of psychologists is available.
  • RCMP Employee Assistance Program:
    • 1-800-268-7708
    • 1-800-567-5803 (TTY)
Saskatchewan Specific Services
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • Health Information Line: 811
  • Poison Control: 1-866-454-1212
  • Correctional Service Canada EFAP
    • 1-855-709-2477
    • TTY (for people with hearing impairments): 1-877-338-0275
  • Face-to-Face Services available through Saskatchewan Health Authority
    • The Saskatchewan Health Authority provides four main mental health services including adult community health services, psychiatric rehabilitation community mental health services, child and youth community mental health services, and inpatient mental health services.
  • Family Service Saskatoon
  • OSI CAN Peer Support Groups
  • Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
  • RCMP Employee Assistance Program:
    • 1-800-268-7708
    • 1-800-567-5803 (TTY)
  • Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers 
  • Saskatchewan College of Psychologists
  • Sask First Responders Mental Health
    • WorkSafe Saskatchewan partnered with the Saskatchewan First Responders’ Mental Health Committee to provide mental health resources to Saskatchewan’s first responder community and their families. The site provides information on how to access a number of support services including self-assessment tools, 24/7 confidential crisis support centers, peer support groups, self-care education and critical incident response strategies.
  • Sask Health Services-Mental Health: 306-787-7239
  • SK-OSI
    • The Saskatchewan Operational Stress Injury Clinic is part of a national network of Operational Stress Injury (OSI) clinics funded by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). The SK OSIC is operated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority and is staffed with a team of specialized mental health professionals including psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers/mental health clinicians. There is a Saskatchewan OSI Clinic located in Saskatoon, specifically for occupational stress injuries.
    • The Saskatchewan Critical Incident and Stress Management Network, Inc. was developed by volunteers to provide critical incident response support for rural volunteer fire departments. Today, SK-CISM is now a province-wide support for other branches of emergency responders and includes critical incident and stress management leadership, education, training, and consultation.
Yukon Specific Services

Other Services & Resources

Apps and Workbook
  • Centre for Clinical Interventions
    Offers a variety of self-help resources related to anxiety, depression, panic, social anxiety, worry, assertiveness, perfectionism, self-compassion, and sleep.
  • PsyberGuide Apps
    PsyberGuide is a non-profit website for consumers seeking to make responsible and informed decisions about computer and device-assisted therapies for mental illnesses.
Online Self-Guided Treatment
  • The Alcohol Change Course
    An 8-week Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program to address alcohol misuse open to all Canadians.
  • The Road to Mental Readiness – R2MR
    This is an education-based program offered across Canada for first responders and other public safety personnel (PSP). It is intended to build awareness and understanding about mental health and operational stress injuries in an effort to reduce stigma and build resiliency.