List of Mental Health Resources

If you need support, here is a list of services available in the region:

Indigenous Resources:

  1. Hope for Wellness Hotline: Call 1-855-242-3310 or access online counselling services at hopeforwellness.ca/home.html

National Resources

  1. Trans Lifeline: translifeline.org – call 877-330-6366
  2. Kids Help Phone: kidshelpphone.ca / text “CONNECT” to 686868 or call 1-800-668-6868
  3. LGBT Youthline: www.youthline.ca / text 647-694-4275 or call 1-800-268-9688
  4. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): Call 416-525-8501 and press 2; services available from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday
  5. Wellness Together Canada: wellnesstogether.ca/en-CA / text “WELLNESS” to 686868 for youth services or to 741741 for adult services, or call 1-855-242-3310

Resources in Gatineau

  1. Ligne québécoise de prévention du suicide: call 1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553).
  2. Tel-Aide Outaouais: call 819-775-3223
  3. Outaouais Crisis Intervention Services: cisss-outaouais.gouv.qc.ca/language/en/accessing-a-service/addiction-or-mental-health-problem/crisis-intervention-services

Resources in Ottawa 

  1. Youth Services Bureau (YSB) for caregivers and youth under 18: 613-260-2360
  2. Mental Health Crisis Line for people aged 16 and older: 613-722-6914
  3. Good2Talk for post-secondary students: good2talk.ca / text GOOD2TALKON to 686868 or call 1-866-925-5454. Services via Facebook Messenger are also available.
  4. Ottawa Distress Centre for all ages: 613-238-3311
  5. Regional Coordinated Access for Mental Health and Addictions: accessmha.ca
  6. Further resources: suicidepreventionottawa.ca/crisis/