Helplines

Reach Out

A free, 24/7, confidential mental health and addictions support and services line for people living in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford and London. If you need mental health and addictions help, Reach Out is the one service you should connect with.

Call 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023
Text 519-433-2023
Web Chat: https://reachout247.ca/

988: Canada’s Suicide Crisis Helpline 

If you are feeling like you have lost hope and are struggling to cope, if you are dealing with thoughts of suicide, or if you are worried about someone else,
9-8-8 is here for you. When you reach out, a trained responder will listen without judgement, provide support and understanding, and can tell you about resources that will help.

Call 9-8-8
Text 9-8-8
Visit https://988.ca/ 

Wellness Together Canada – Phone Counselling (18+)

Our partners provide free support over the phone, to help you through problems big and small. When you call the number below, you’ll be connected with a professional counsellor who will listen non-judgmentally to whatever’s on your mind. Available 24/7.

Call 1-866-585-0445

Tandem (under 16)

Offers free child and youth mental health support, 24/7.

Call 519-433-0334

24/7 Support Line – CMHA Thames Valley

The Support Line provides confidential listening and support to individuals 16+ any time of day or night. Whether you are anxious, depressed, lonely, overwhelmed or just need to talk something through with someone, you will find a supportive and caring person at our end of the line.

Call 519-601-8055

Black Youth Helpline

Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.

Call 1-833-294-8650
Available everyday 9:00am – 10:00pm

Hope for Wellness

The Hope for Wellness Helpline is available to all Indigenous people across Canada. Experienced and culturally competent counsellors are reachable by telephone and online ‘chat’ 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call 1-855-242-3310
Web Chat: https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/

Naseeha

Provides a confidential helpline for young Muslims to receive immediate, anonymous, and confidential support over the phone from 12pm – 12am, 7 days a week.

Call 1-866-627-3342

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is the nation’s only crisis and peer-support hotline, staffed by trans people, for trans people. The Hotline operates 24/7.

Call 1-800-330-6366

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support to young people in English and French.

Call 1-800-668-6868
Text 686868

LGBT Youthline

At YouthLine, all our HelpLine volunteers are trained peer supporters aged 16-29, coming from a diversity of 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences. We serve all of Ontario.

Text 647-694-4275
Web Chat: https://www.youthline.ca/