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If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

  • Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
  • Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
  • Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
  • Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
  • Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433), online chat or SMS/Text: Text 45645 anytime if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be. 

For other phone, chat or text support options, visit our Get Support section.

Alcohol

People drink alcohol for many reasons and in different settings. Not everyone chooses to drink alcohol, but for those who do, it's important to know how to stay safe.

Cannabis

Non-medical use of cannabis is now legal in Canada. In this section, you can find information on the use of cannabis, laws, health effects and how to manage use.

Other Substances

There are many kinds of drugs and reasons why someone may use them. Using any substances comes with risks. This section can help you understand drugs and other substances, recognize early signs they may be having a negative impact, and learn how to reduce potential harms.