If you are feeling suicidal, there is hope.
If you or someone you know needs immediate help right now, you can call:
Crisis Services Canada (24 hours/day, 7 days a week)
Chat online: www.crisisservicescanada.ca
Suicide Action Montreal (24/7 help)
Call: 1-866-277-3553 (1-866-APPELLE)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hours/day, 7 days a week)
Text: “START” to 741-741.
If you prefer, you can also call The Trevor Project, an LGBT crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386.
OTHER RESOURCES FOR HELPERS & THOSE WISHING TO LEARN MORE:
If someone you know struggles with suicidal ideation or behaviors, or whether you are a mental health advocate or professional, below are some additional resources for you to learn more about suicide prevention. Some links offer general information, while others present more specific links between suicide, specific challenges and/or particular contexts:
Mental Health First Aid for Suicidal Thoughts & Behaviours
(from The Recovery Village)
The Link Between Drugs and Suicide
(The Recovery Village)
National Survey on LGBTQ Mental Health 2020 & Suicide Statistics
(The Trevor Project)
Safety Planning Intervention Resources
Patient/Client Safety Plan Template
(Downloadable PDF from “Stanley-Brown”)
Mental & Behavioral Health Information/Statistics-African Americans
(HHS Government Website)