If you need immediate and confidential crisis support, below is a list of helpful resources. Click on any one to visit the website, or call the number listed.
For an emergency, call 911 or visit your closest hospital emergency department immediately.
Youthdale Crisis Line
At any time, call: 416-363-9990
24/7 telephone support for anyone in Ontario worried about their immediate safety and mental health or that of a child or youth
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
At any time, call: 416-408-4357
24/7 telephone support for those experiencing emotional distress or in need of crisis intervention and/or suicide prevention
LGBT Youth Line
Sunday to Friday, 4-9:30pm, text-based support at 647-694-4275
Peer support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer and questioning youth. Or https://www.youthline.ca/ to live-chat with a peer volunteer.
Gerstein Crisis Centre
At any time, call: 416-929-5200
Crisis services for Toronto and York
One Stop Talk / Parlons Maintenant
Mon-Fri. 12-8pm, Sat. 12-4pm call 1-855-416-8255
Or go online at https://onestoptalk.ca/ for live chat, audio & video call options.
Province-wide access to immediate mental health support and referral to services.