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Suicide Prevention

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Suicide can be tough to talk about. Help is available 24/7 if you or your friends want to talk to someone.

Key Contacts:

  • Healthline: 811
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
    or text CONNECT to 686868
    or chat online at kidshelpphone.ca
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1. For Young People

Suicide and mental health can be tough to talk about. Watch for these signs if you think your friend might be struggling:

  • They're quiet or more irritable.
  • They feel hopeless or bad about life.
  • They're drinking or using drugs more.
  • They're spending less time with friends.
  • They're harming themselves or taking dangerous risks.

Help is available 24/7. If you or your friends need someone to talk to, these services can help you:

Healthline 811

  • Healthline 811 lets you talk to a healthcare professional about health, mental health, addictions and more. It's confidential, free and available 24/7.
  • Dial 811 to call Healthline.

Kids Help Phone

  • Kids Help Phone offers professional counselling, information and referrals. You can phone, text or chat online. It's confidential, free and available 24/7.
  • Call 1-800-668-6868
  • Text CONNECT to 686868
  • Chat online at kidshelpphone.ca

If there is an emergency, call 911.

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2. For Parents and Caregivers

Talking about suicide and mental health can be tough for people of all ages.

Click the links below to learn about mental health supports and services and ways you can help yourself, your child, a friend or a family member manage a mental health challenge.

Mental Health and Illness

  • Learn about the symptoms and signs of mental illness

Mental Health Services

  • Learn about the mental health services available for people in Saskatchewan.

Seeking Professional Help

  • Learn about the resources and supports available to help yourself, your friends or your family with a mental health issue.

Mental Health and Addictions Services

  • Learn about services, supports and educational materials are available to help people who are struggling with mental health and addiction issues.

If there is an emergency, call 911.

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