9-8-8 Three Digit Code – Not Available in Canada

The United States has implemented a three-digit code (9-8-8) to dial in order reach their National Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline, however this has not yet been implemented in Canada.


Even though 9-8-8 has not been implemented in Canada yet, help is still available.  If you need assistance, please call Canada’s suicide prevention service at 1-833-456-4566.


If you would prefer to text Canada’s suicide prevention service, adults can text 741741 and youth can text 686868.