Mental Health

If you or someone you know has a mental health, substance use or addiction emergency call 911.

Bridge the gAppBridge the gApp is your online access point for mental health resources in Newfoundland and Labrador. Youth and adults can connect to self-help information, register for online programming, and learn about local services through a searchable service directory. Bridge the gApp was built by peers for peers, and contains a number of tools to support your mental wellness. Click here bridgethegapp.ca to learn more.

Without mental health, there is no health. HealthLine nurses are there to listen, provide support and offer suggestions to help you or your loved ones. They will help connect you with services in your community or online programs that can be used anytime, anywhere. HealthLine nurses can also call you back to provide a wellness check or refer you to the province’s Peer Support Warm Line or the Mental Health Crisis Line, if necessary.

Call 811 if you have concerns related to any of the following:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety, Stress, Panic Attack
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Children with Behavioural or Mental Health Problems
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Fear and Phobias
  • Gambling
  • Gender and Identity
  • Grief and Loss
  • Insomnia
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse
  • Smoking – Tobacco Abuse and Dependence
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence (Alcohol and Drugs)
  • Suicide

Mental Health Crisis Line 737.4668 or 1.888.737.4668

The Mental Health Crisis Line is a free, confidential 24/7 service for individuals, family and friends.

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 and family members throughout the province to help you figure out next steps, find the right mental health or addiction service and get help in making connections.

Call 752-3916 or 1-877-999-7589; Video Relay Service calls are welcome.

Warm Line 1.855.753.2560 or 753.2560

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-judgmental and have firsthand knowledge. The Warm Line is available between 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., daily.

Gambling Help Line 1.888.899.HELP (4357)

The Gambling Help Line is a free, confidential service available province-wide, 24/7. If you or a family member have 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.
Visit smokershelp.net to learn more.

Kids Help Phone 1.800.668.6868

They are 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 kidshelpphone.ca to connect by text, email, live chat, download the free “Always There App,” or learn about BroTalk.

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 1.855.242.3310

Telephone crisis intervention counselling support for First Nations and Inuit, 24/7.

Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1.800.726.2743 or 726.1411

Call 24/7 support if you have been impacted by sexual violence.

Other resources available include:

Mindwell-UImprove your mental wellness, resilience and performance by joining the 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge. A new challenge starts every Monday, is available in French and English, and only takes 5 to 10 minutes a day to see results.

Strongest FamiliesStrongest Families supports children and youth from 3-17 years of age.  This program may be for you if you have concerns about your child’s behaviour difficulties, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bullying or bedwetting. Support is provided to families over the phone and Internet in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Families can be referred by a teacher, guidance counselor, physician, nurse, social worker, etc. Details for referrals can be found on bridgethegapp.ca/adult/online-programs/strongest-families-program/

Breathing RoomAn online self-management program for youth and young adults, aged 13-24, who want to learn new ways to manage symptoms related to stress, anxiety and depression. Sign up for free at yourbreathingroom.com/content.aspx?id=8433be1d-1105-4c8c-8ad3-344b1b9b7f5f&Site=BTGA&dialog=true


Single-session, walk-in counselling service, available without an appointment or referral. Call 811 or your local mental health and addictions counselling office to find a location and time near you.

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is an online program available in French and English, which combines online education materials with brief contact by phone, chat or video conferencing with a registered counsellor to help improve your health and wellness. You can also choose to just use TAO Self-Help modules on your own.
To learn more visit www.bridgethegapp.ca/adult/online-programs/tao-with-a-counsellor/

For a full list of Mental Health and Addictions Programs and Services visit:
health.gov.nl.ca/health/mentalhealth/index.html or bridgethegapp.ca/adult/service-directory