Crisis Lines & Resources


ReNu Counselling and Psychotherapy does not provide crisis services. If you are in crisis, please visit your local hospital, contact a crisis line, or call 911. 

Crisis services provided by Crisis Canada
Crisis Services Canada

Suicide prevention and support
Call: 1-833-456-4566

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Distress Centre of Toronto

Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to their communities. Support is offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Call: 416-408-4357

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Gerstein Crisis Centre

Services include 24/7 telephone support, in-person mobile crisis team, community support referrals, substance use crisis management, follow-up and access to short-term crisis beds.
Call: 416-929-5200

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Black Youth Helpline

Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.
Call: 416-285-9944

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Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape

The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape provides a free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week crisis line service. The Crisis Line is a private and confidential crisis intervention / support service.
Call: 416-597-8808

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Assaulted Women’s Helpline

24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for all women in Ontario who have experienced any form of abuse. #SAFE (#7233)
Call: 1-866-863-0511

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National Indian Residential School Crisis Line

The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of his or her Residential school experience.
Call: 1-866-925-4419

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Free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental health and/or gambling. Available 24/7.
Call: 1-866-531-2600

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Good2Talk Helpline

Ontario’s 24/7 helpline for postsecondary students. #SAFE (#7233)
Call: 1-866-925-5454

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Kids Help Phone

Youth mental health support available 24/7. Text CONNECT to 686868
Call: 1-800-668-6868

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Centre for Addictions and Mental Health

CAMH provides a wide range of clinical care services for patients of all ages and families.
Call: 1-800-463-2338

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LGBT Youthline

Youth Line provides service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of LGBT persons.
Call: 1-800-268-9688

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A free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry.

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Across Boundaries

Across Boundaries provides equitable, inclusive and holistic mental health and addiction services for racialized people across the Greater Toronto Area.

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