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Suicide Prevention

Talk about it. Suicide prevention starts with a conversation. Man texting someone to ask "u good?"

Suicide prevention starts with a conversation. Check in with your friends and ask how they are really doing. If you have thoughts of suicide or self-harm, don't ignore them. Reach out to a friend, family member or health care provider.

Help is available 24/7. If you or your friends want to talk to someone.

988 Suicide Crisis Helpline

  • Calls or texts to 9-8-8 will be directed to a mental health crisis or suicide prevention service, free of charge.
  • The 9-8-8 service can be used by anyone in Canada, including children and youth.
  • Visit for more information.

HealthLine 811

  • Specially trained staff are available to provide mental health and addictions crisis support in a safe and confidential manner. It's 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

If there is an emergency, call 911.


1. Supports and Services

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

Follow 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.

Saskatchewan Health Care Facilities

  • Search for the type of facility you're looking for.

Mental Health Supports: Community Resources

  • Find mental health supports available in your community.

If there is an emergency, call 911.


2. Saskatchewan's Suicide Prevention Plan

The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to addressing the high rates of suicide in the province. Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan was created to guide suicide prevention initiatives and activities specific to the cultural and social landscape of Saskatchewan.

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