Are you experiencing distress from the current wildfires in Canada? Kids Help Phone offers 24/7, free, confidential, bilingual e-mental health and wellness support to anyone affected by extreme weather in Canada. However you’re feeling, wherever you are, you’re not alone.
If you’re in immediate danger, emergency / community services are available across Canada. You can use Resources Around Me to search for programs and services available nearest your location.
How can I get mental health support with the wildfires in Canada?
- Text 686868 to connect with a trained, volunteer crisis responder
- Call 1-800-668-6868 (using a landline, cellphone or VoIP service on a computer) to contact a professional counsellor
- Visit KidsHelpPhone.ca/PeerToPeer to communicate with young people across Canada
You don’t have to carry your feelings on your own.
There’s always a space to let them out at Kids Help Phone.
- Text 741741 to connect with a trained, volunteer crisis responder
- Visit WellnessTogether.ca to access a mental health and substance use support portal
Where can I find more wellness resources to help me with the wildfires in Canada?
If the current wildfires in Canada / extreme weather are affecting you / someone you know, you can tap on the cards below to explore additional mental health resources.
You can learn more about wildfires in your province / territory from the Government of Canada.
If the current wildfires in Canada / extreme weather are affecting your life, Kids Help Phone is here for you. You can contact us for free, confidential, bilingual e-mental health support and a space to explore your feelings, any time. You can also connect with someone you trust (e.g. a parent / caregiver, family / community member, Elder, teacher, etc.). If you need help right now, you can contact the emergency / community services nearest your area, too.