Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts

Health and Wellness Emergency Contacts

Community Health and Wellness Emergency Contacts

Urgent Medical Care – Call 867-589-5555

Police – Call 911

Suicide Prevention – Call 988

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mental Health and Addictions Support – Call 811 (NWT)
or 1-855-242-3310

NWT 811 Helpline responders are trained in a variety of areas, including stress management, suicidal thoughts, abuse, sexual assault, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and substance use. Services are available in English and French, with translation services provided for all official languages of the NWT. This service is free and confidential.

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. To talk to a counsellor, call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (English and French.)

Family Violence – Call 1-866-223-7775

If you are in immediate danger, call 911 and ask for the police to respond. If you are currently safe but experiencing abuse or violence at home, and want help to change your situation, please call 1-866-223-7775.

Kids Help Phone – Call 1-800-668-6868

If you are 25 years old or younger and need someone to talk to, the Kids Help Phone is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To talk with a counsellor, call 1-800-668-6868. To text with a counsellor, text the word CONNECT to 686868.

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