These are the mental health links that we recommend and use ourselves. Most are Alberta or Canadian specific but we welcome those all around the world. Please email [email protected] with any crisis lines that you know of in your area.
Health Link (Alberta)
For out-of-province or internet phone users, call 1-866-408-5465.
Those who have difficulty with hearing or speech – and use a Teletypewriter (TTY) to communicate with regular telephone users – can contact Health Link 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using the TELUS RELAY Service (TRS).
If you are a health professional visit the health link information page for health professionals.
Crisis text line number – Connect with a Crisis Counselor
Free 24/7 support at your fingertips
US and Canada: text 741741
UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 50808
DBSA – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance https://www.dbsalliance.org/
Crisis Services Canada – Suicide Prevention and Support https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/
Available 24/7/365 Send a text to 45645
Available 4pm – Midnight ET
Standard text messaging rates apply
Bipolar Life – Melbourne Australia https://www.bipolarlife.org.au/