What is 9-8-8?

Learn more about 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline.

9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline is a new three-digit helpline that provides urgent, live support by phone and text to people in every province and territory across the country. 9-8-8 is available in English and French, 24 hours a day, every single day of the year across the country. 9-8-8 is for anyone thinking about suicide, or worried someone they know. Trained 9-8-8 responders will answer calls and texts and listen without judgement while providing support.

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Updated on Thu, 30 Nov 2023 by Sean Otway

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