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Looking for mental health resources can seem complicated when you don’t know where to start. You can always ask health professionals (like a doctor or nurse) or mental health professionals (like a school counsellor) for mental health services.
If you are in an emergency, call 911 for immediate assistance. Available 24/7 Canada-wide.
If you are looking for referrals for toward appropriate services for mental health or substance abuse difficulties in your region, you can search for services here:
If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or if you are in distress, call 1-833-456-4566. You can also text TALK to 686868. Available 24/7 Canada-wide.
Some general signs/symptoms include shifts in mood and behavior, changes in appetite and sleep, social isolation, different thinking, worry, etc. Not all changes in mood or behavior constitute a mental health problem; life events can impact people’s functioning. That’s why it is important to consult with a mental health professional (see square above). For more specific information on mental health problems, please see the section Common Mental Health Problems.