What Happens When You Contact Suicide.ca

Whether you're thinking about suicide, worried about someone, or grieving a death by suicide, our trained counsellors can help you and listen to you without judgment. They are accustomed to talking openly about suicide. 

You can contact a counsellor at any time by: 

How do chat and texting work?

Our chat or text messaging support service is a five-step process.

Phone services

You can talk to a counsellor on the phone. Be aware, however, that suicide.ca does not offer phone services directly. If you want to talk on the phone, you'll be invited to call Quebec’s suicide prevention hotline at 1-866-277-3553.

What you need to know about 1-866-277-3553

  • This toll-free number is available 24/7 across Quebec.
  • You can call if you’re in distress, worried about a loved one, or grieving a suicide.
  • When you call, you are automatically redirected to a resource in your area. You’ll talk to a qualified trained counsellor who will be able to help.

A confidential service

We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information.

Information tailored to your situation

If you don’t want to talk to a counsellor at the moment, but are looking for information or resources to help you deal with your situation, check out these sections: