Crisis Services Canada (24/7)
We have your physical and mental well-being at heart. That's why we've gathered free and confidential resources on this page. Whether it is for your well-being or for that of a loved one, it is important to seek information, talk about it and break the silence. You will certainly find a resource that suits your needs. If you are bilingual, don't hesitate to visit the French version of this page to find different resources!
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health - bilingual
Many videos and webinars on mental health support in the workplace.
Designated Sharing Time (DST)
A virtual meeting space to talk, vent, problem-solve, laugh, collaborate, cry, and feel the strength of others, offered by the AFC, the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry.
Date: bi-weekly on Thursdays at 1 pm (EST). Participants are not obligated to join every session.
Crisis Services Canada (24/7)
The Canada Suicide Prevention Service.
• Call 1 833-456-4566 (24/7)
• Text to 45645 (From 4pm tp Midnight ET)
Info-Social (counsellors available 7 days a week)
Only for people residing in Quebec.
• Call 811, option 2
2-1-1 (counsellors available 7 days a week)
Information and referral service on social community services available across Canada.
• Call 211
Mental health specialists - Collaborative document
A bilingual document where anyone can either add specialists they wish to recommend to the community or consult the resources that are shared in complete confidentiality.
An online resource to learn to recognize when someone might be struggling and how to follow the 5 Golden Rules. You'll find additionnal resources in there too.
Resources Around Me (Kids Help Phone)
Search tool to find services across Canada, such as:
• Counselling and Mental Health Support
• Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Support
• Housing and Homelessness Support
• Jobs and Money
• Legal and Advocacy Support
• Violence and Abuse Support
• Indigenous Support Services
• LGBTQ2S+ Support Services
• Newcomer Support Services
Mental health services, help and support in your community: Resources and search tool to find mental health organizations around you.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Diverse tools and numerous resources across Canada and around the world.
Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention
Information and list of Canadian associations offering hotlines.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Find your CMHA, services available in Canada.
Ending Violence, Association of Canada
Domestic abuse: Find help across Canada.
Emergency Financial Aid
Financial assistance program for people living in Canada, offered by the AFC.
La Fondation des artistes (UDA)
Grant or loan allocation program for artists.
1 866-277-3553 (24/7)
Listening Line :
1 800 630-0907 or 514 630-0907
If you are covered by our group accident insurance, you have access to immediate and confidential support to help you resolve your work, health or life concerns through the Member Assistance Program (MAP).