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9-8-8 service is coming to Canada

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Public Mobile
Hello Community, 
On November 30, 2023, Canada will be launching a national mental health crisis and suicide prevention number that anyone can access by either dialing or texting 9-8-8. It will be available 24/7 from coast to coast and free of charge.
Help is still available in the meantime. People experiencing mental health distress can obtain assistance through Talk Suicide Canada by calling 1-833-456-4566 toll-free. Support is also available through text. Adults can text 741741 and youth can text 686868. Talk Suicide Canada’s text service is available at 45645 from 4 p.m. to midnight, Eastern Time.
Find more information on the CRTC’s process to develop and deploy 9-8-8 service
- The Public Mobile Team


Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

988 is officially up and running as of November 30 2023. Please use it when needed. When you call 988 a recording comes on asking you to choose English or French 

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

This is amazing to have!

Great Neighbour / Super Voisin


Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

@J_PM what kind of assistance 

Model Citizen / Citoyen Modèle

This is an excellent initiative! 👏

Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

Great news!

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

This is great news, love to see it

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

I think this is great!  We need to spread the word so more people are aware of this! You would most likely be surprised at how many people struggle on the daily in silence.  Share this on your social media, blogs... anywhere you think!:) You never could just save a life!❤️

Mayor / Maire


Great announcement.  The more people that know that help is only a 3 digit call away the better we can help conquer the stigma of mental health which will help save lives. You are not alone.

Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

This is great. I hope it will be utilized by those whom needs it

@Yummy wrote:

THIS should be in 'Announcements' at the top of Community page to be visible and always available.

@J_PM , can you possibly do this please? 🙏🏼 

Edited November 30, 2023: I guess that’s a no! 😔 

Also in the New Activation / Eversafe section !!  😵

Mayor / Maire

THIS should be in 'Announcements' at the top of Community page to be visible and always available.

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