For Youth


Knowledge is power! The more information we have on addictions and mental health, the better equipped we are to understand ourselves and others. What do we need to do to have optimal mental health? What are some of the signs that someone may be experiencing mental health difficulties? Where can we turn if we have concerns?  Check out these links to find out all that you can about mental health and addictions:


Help Lines



To find your local CLSC, please click here


Gai Écoute
Gai Écoute is a Canada-wide bilingual helpline and information centre for people concerned with questions related to sexual orientation and gender identity.  

Call 514-866-0103 or 1-888-505-1010

For more information or online chat support, please visit their website


Suicide Action Montreal (SAM)
SAM offers support services to people with suicidal thoughts, their friends or family, as well as people affected by a suicide, and mental health/intervention workers. You can speak to someone from anywhere in Quebec, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at no cost.

Call 1-866-APPELLE (1 866 277-3553)

Regional Montreal number: 514 723-4000

Administrative number: 514 723-3594  

For more information, please visit their website


Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is Canada's only free, national, bilingual, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service for kids and teens. Live chat is also available on the website.

Call 1-800-668-6868

For more information, please visit their website


For a list of crisis centers available in your region of Quebec,
please consult this website




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