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In a Crisis?

You are NOT alone. Help from a caring, supportive person is just a phone call away:



NS Provinical Mental Health Crisis Telephone Line

(children, youth, adults)

902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

24 hrs/day, 7 days/week

trained clinicians


*mobile service available for Halifax Region (11am-1am)





Kids Help Phone (children/youth)

1-800-668-6868 (toll free)

also web chat line

trained counsellors



In addition to the resources above, other ways to seek help include...
  • Calling a family member.
  • Calling a close friend.
  • Call your doctor.
  • Call 911.
If you have a friend or family member in crisis, consider doing the following:
  • If you are worried that s/he is suicidal, then do not leave him/her alone. Get help immediately -- call 911.
  • Call a local crisis line for advice.
  • Call 911
  • Call a friend or family member to help support you!
» For more crisis resources, click here.
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