The IPAC team has compiled a list of external resources which you may find helpful. Below is a list of general mental health resources for Indigenous people. More specific resources can be found in the underlying subpages as they relate to the different membership levels within IPAC.

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General Indigenous Mental Health Resources
Organization Description Hours Contact Info
Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre Confidential, non-judgemental, free emotional support for people experiencing feeling of distress or despairm including feelings which may lead to suicide. 24/7 Call (604)872-3311
KUU-US Crisis Line Society Works and operates on the unceded territory of Tseshat and Hupacasath. 24/7 Adults/Elders (250)723-4050
Child/Youth (250)723-2040
Toll Free 1(800)588-8717
Métis 1(833)MétisBC
Chat and text support at
Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) Canada-wide. Provides emotional support or assistance. 24/7 Call 1(866)925-4419
NWAC Elder Support Line Canada-wide. Mon to Fri
9am-11am & 1pm-pm EST
Call 1(888)664-7808
First Nations, Métis & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line Canada-wide. If you’re experiencing emotional distress and want to talk. Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention by phone or online chat. Available in all Nunavut languages. 24/7 Call 1(855)242-3310
Chat with a counsellor at
The Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line Available in Inuktitut and English. 24/7 Call (867)979-3333
Toll Free 1(800)265-3333
Métis Crisis Line A service of Métis Nation British Columbia 24/7 Call 1(833)MétisBC
First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day Provides virtual health care and referral support for people who do not have a doctor or are unable to get an appointment. It is for all First Nations people living in BC and their family members, including family members who are not Indigenous. Call to book an appointment. Doctors available by video or phone daily from 8:30am-4:30pm PST Call 1(855)344-3800
Learn more at
Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society Provides confidential outreach services such as counselling, cultural supports and personal wellness programs.   Toll Free 1(888)403-3123
Crisis Text Line (powered by Kids Help Phone) Provides anyone, in any type of crisis, access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text. Not age restrictive. Indigenous, First Nations, Metis, or Inuit Crisis Responders can be made available. 24/7 Text HOME to 686868 from Canada, anytime, about any type of crisis