Want to talk to other youth?
Would you prefer to chat online with other young people about what’s on your mind? If so, the Peer-to-Peer Community at Kids Help Phone may be an option for you.
Get to know Kids Help Phone’s services
Whether it’s self-guided tools, crisis support or a community resource database, Kids Help Phone can support you no matter where you are on your journey.
How can we help?
Explore resources by choosing words and selecting “Start exploring.”
What is mental health?
Does mental health feel like a confusing concept? Although it’s talked about now more than ever, it’s OK if you’re still unsure what it means. Mental health is different for everyone, and talking about it can bring up strong emotions. Kids Help Phone is available 24/7 to help boost understanding of mental health so you can feel more empowered to talk about it.
Get information about how your thoughts, feelings and behaviours are connected and what you can do to care for your well-being. Learning about mental health can help empower you with the language to communicate how you’re feeling.
- Black youth
- Body image
- Dating, sex & consent
- Eating disorders
- Family & caregivers
- First Nations, Inuit and Métis
- Growth & healing
- Jobs, money & housing
- Physical health
- Self-injury & suicide
- Substance use
- Real-life stories
Find resources by group
Practise with tools, tips and resources to help build your skills and improve your wellness in the way that feels best for you. Learn how to identify your strengths, communicate thoughts and feelings, overcome obstacles and connect with support.
Take a quiz
Find out how much you know about specific topics and get resources to learn more.
Play a game
Reduce stress and have fun at the same time.
Map out your support network
Identify who and where your community is to get help when you need it.
Share what’s on your mind
Try different tools to express how you’re feeling.
Make a safety plan
Access tools for safety planning and reporting.
Regain calm and relax with these activities.
Try a self-assessment
Identify how you’re feeling and find resources to support you right now.
Explore lived experiences from other young people across Canada. Learn from real-life youth stories, gain new ideas and ask questions to connect and inspire your own wellness journey.
If you need help right now, you can talk to a trained volunteer crisis responder about anything you're going through. No issue is too big or too small.
Connect with a professional counsellor to better understand what you're going through and help take a step in the direction you want to go.