The Kids Help Phone Now Supports Texting for Kids that Need to Talk:

Canadian youth can now contact Kids Help Phone by texting TALK to 686868 (English) or TEXTO to 686868 (French).

Read more in this CBC News story.

Here’s where to get help if you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts:

Kids Help Phone:
Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
Text: TALK to 686868 (English) or TEXTO to 686868 (French)
Live Chat counselling at

Canada Suicide Prevention Service:
Toll-free: 1-833-456-4566
Text: 45645

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention:
Find a 24-hour crisis centre:

Posted on: November 15th, 2018