Where To Get Help?
Do You Need Help Now?
If you can’t keep yourself safe, call the resources below or call 911, tell an adult, or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Crisis Response Services Kenora Rainy River District: 1-866-888-8988
Kids Help Phone: call 1800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868
Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-833-900-1010
Need Someone to Talk To? The resources below have support lines and resources available by caling the number listed or visiting the hyperlinked websites.
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868. Confidential, free, and available 24 hours a day, seven day a week!
Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Youth Line: 1-800-268-9688. Confidential, free, and non-judgmental peer support available Sunday-Friday from 4:00-9:30pm (EST)
The Black Youth Helpline offers support for all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools. Please call: 1-833-294-8650
The Hope For Wellness Helpline offers mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Please call 1-855-242-3310
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) offers a 24-hour Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line with culturally specific mental health and addiction supports for adults, youth, and families in Ontario in both English and French, please call: 1-877-767-7572.
Check out the Mental Health and Addictions Resources that are available below:
Firefly Children's Mental Health Services (Dryden and Sioux Lookout Area):
Toll Free: 1-833-696-5437
Weechi-it-te-win Clinical Services (Rainy River District):
Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Youth Mental Health Services (Rainy River District):
Toll Free: 1-866-646-6616
Rainy River District - Additional Resources Listing:
Pathways to Care Final.pdf
Sioux Lookout - Additional Resources Listing:
Pathways to Care Sioux Lookout.pdf
Resources for Parents:
Back to School Pointers: https://cmho.org/back-to-school-tips-for-parents/
Parenting Survival Guide - Children's Mental Health Ontario: - https://cmho.org/parenting-survival-guide-home/
Personal Resiliency Tip Sheet: https://smho-smso.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Personal-Resiliency-Tips-for-Helpers-Who-Support-Students.pdf
Noticing Concerns About Your Child's Mental Health
School Mental Health Ontario
Kids Help Phone
Canadian Centre for Child Protection
The ABC's of Mental Health
Mind Your Mind
Children`s Mental Health Ontario