If you need emergency assistance, call 911

If you require immediate assistance, please call 911. If you are looking for additional support services, below are a number of key contacts. As a first responder, your mental health should always be a priority. Don’t hesitate to get the help you need.

24/7 Emergency Contacts

Mental Health Crisis Line/Mobile Crisis Team

1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

Telephone crisis support and mobile response support are offered for work, home, school, and community agencies. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.                                     

or 1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

Crisis Services Canada – Suicide Prevention

Available 24 hours for calls.
Available 4 PM—12 AM ET for texts.

Languages: English, French.

SMS: 45645

IWK Regional Poison Control Centre

1-800-565-8161 (within Nova Scotia)
902-470-8161 (Halifax or outside Nova Scotia)