Support for Mental Well-Being

Crisis line 

If you are not in immediate danger but need emotional support and guidance, you can access the 24/7 services of local or national crisis lines by phone and text message.



  • 9-8-8
    • 24/7, 365 days a year
    • Phone or text 9-8-8 
    • Suicide crisis help for individuals and friends and family supporting someone who is suicidal.
  • Kid’s Help Phone (also for youth)
    • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    • Phone: 1-800-668-6868  
    • Non-judgmental, confidential, and anonymous support for people 20 and under. 
    • To use the free chat service, text CONNECT to 68686
  • Youthspace 
    • 6pm-Midnight PST, 365 days a year 
    • For chat service, text 788-783-0177
  • National Residential School Crisis Line
    • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    • Phone: 1-866-925-4419
    • Support to former Residential School students in crisis
  • Hope for Wellness Helpline
  • Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline
    • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    • Phone: 1-833-900-1010
    • Crisis response for people being trafficked. 
  • Trans Lifeline
    • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    • Phone: 1-877-330-6366
    • Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers.

In Person Support 

You can also access short-term in person support for mental well-being after the experience of sexual violence

  • Mental Health Walk-in Clinics 
    • Mental health walk-in clinics offer immediate mental health support to help with anxiety, as well as life events causing stress and other mental health issues. Check website for office hours. 
    • Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Summerside, O’Leary, and Alberton 
  • Mobile Mental Health Response Service
    • Mobile Mental Health Response Service is for the assessment, treatment and connection to ongoing mental health care during a time of crisis. The team of trained health care professionals provides in-person care when situations require more than phone-based support. 
    • This service is available via the Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line at 1-833-553-6983, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
    • Island-wide 

For more information on additional mental health services available in PEI, visit “Mental Health Support and Services