Mental Health Resources

Kids Help Phone:

  • Kids Help Phone is available 24/7, by calling 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free).
  • Children and youth may text TALK to 686868.
  • Adults may text WELLNESS to 741741.

Teen Mental Health

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line (for children, youth and adults):

  • If you’re experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis, or are concerned about someone who is, the Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Call toll-free: 1-888-429-8167

Nova Scotia Health: Mental Health and Addictions Program

IWK Centre: Overview of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Nova Scotia Mental Health and Well-Being Resources