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.
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 know..you could just save a life!❤️