Health and Community Services

Help Lines and Navigator

HealthLine 811 or TTY 1-888-709-3555
The Provincial HealthLine is a free, confidential, 24 hour telephone line, staffed by experienced registered nurses in our province who can offer health advice, information and connect you to resources and local services.

Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator
Are you having difficulty navigating the system or connecting with a service? Our Navigator is a central point of contact for individuals, family members and stakeholders throughout the province to:

  • Problem solve so you can figure out next steps
  • Consider options and find the right mental health or addiction service
  • Get help in making connections

Call 752-3916 or 1-877-999-7589; VRS calls are welcome
Email: barry.hewitt@easternhealth.ca

Warm Line 1-855-753-2560 or 753-2560
Need someone to talk to? The Warm Line offers non-emergency, non-crisis telephone support for people in the province who are living with mental health issues. CHANNAL’s trained peer supporters are non-judgemental and have firsthand knowledge; “We understand because we’ve been there”. The Warm Line is available between 11:00 am and 11:00 pm, 7 days a week.

Gambling Help Line 1-888-899-HELP (4357)
The Gambling Help Line is a free, confidential service available province-wide, 24 hours a day. If you or a family member has a gambling concern, please call for information and support.

Smokers’ Helpline 1-800-363-5864
The Smokers’ Helpline is a free, confidential service providing information, resources, support and motivational counselling while you are working toward being smoke free. Connect by phone, text, email or Live Chat. To get started, please call or go online at https://www.smokershelp.net/ External Link Icon

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, they’re available to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7. Call or go to https://kidshelpphone.ca/ External Link Icon to connect by text, email, Live Chat, download our free “Always There App”, or learn about BroTalk.

First Nations & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310
The Help Line provides immediate culturally competent, telephone crisis intervention counselling support for First Nations and Inuit, 24 hours a day.

 
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