First Nations, Metis and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Health Canada has announced the launch of the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line:
1-855-242-3310 (Toll free)
Callers can access the Help Line 24/7 effective immediately.
The Hope for Wellness Help Line is to provide immediate culturally competent telephone-based crisis intervention counselling to First Nations and Inuit young people and adults experiencing distress. Help Line calls will be answered by experienced crisis intervention counsellors, and service will be available in English and French. Callers may also ask about the availability of service in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut.