Mental Health Resources

Please find below a list of mental health resources available for those in the North contributed by PSAC North components.

From the Nunavut Employees Union

From the Yukon Employees’ Union

  • Reach Out Support Line: Crisis Services, Distress, Suicide Prevention 2 PM to 10 PM 7 days/week 1-844-533-3030
  • Suicide Prevention: 988
  • Kids’ Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (toll free)
  • VictimLink which provides support, answers your questions, and helps you find options in your community. (Victim Services, Department of Justice). 1-800-563-0808
  • Yukon government employee specific – Employee and Family Assistance Program: 867-668-3327 or outside of the Yukon 1-855-767-7429.
  • Sexualized Assault Response Team (SART) 24-hour Yukon-based support 1-844-967-7275.
  • Women’s Transition Home Crisis Line 1-867-668-5733
  • Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services rapid access counselling at 867-456-3838. Everyone starts with 1 appointment for rapid access counselling within 72 hours of your first call.
  • Wellness Together Canada. To connect with a mental health professional one-on-one: call 1-888-668-6810 or text WELLNESS to 686868 for youth. For adults, call 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to 741741.

For First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples

  • Hope for Wellness Help Line: Call 1-855-242-3310 (toll-free) or connect to the online Hope for Wellness chat. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples seeking emotional support, crisis intervention, or referrals to community-based services. Support is available in English and French and, by request, in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.
  • The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line: Crisis support is available to former Indian Residential School students and their families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-866-925-4419 (toll-free).
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Crisis Line: Crisis support is available to individuals impacted by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-844-413-6649 (toll-free).

From the Union of Northern Workers