If our confidential and anonymous, professional counselling service is experiencing longer than normal wait times, you may reach one of our trained volunteers at our confidential texting service. Text “CONNECT” to 686868.
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"I'm dying inside..."
"I cry so much that I get to the point where I feel sick."
"I really cant handle my life and i need to die."
"I sit in my room almost every night."
"My friend is suicidal, depressed and has anxiety."
"I'm 14 and life is horrible."
"I have thoughts of suicide and I am feeling lonely."
"I am so tired of having friends with perfect lives."
You can chat with a live counsellor Wednesday - Sunday, 6pm - 2am EST. Find out when Live Chat is open in your province by clicking here
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We’re trying out new chat hours, so Live Chat is currently open 24/7. Once we’ve finished our testing, regular service hours will resume.