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Crisis Resources

Most therapists, myself included, are unable to provide urgent crisis services. If you are in urgent need of support, or your safety is at risk, please refer to the resources below.

During peak hours there are often wait times. Do your best to care for yourself while waiting.

Mental Health Support Distress Call Centre - Image by Pawel Czerwinski

Crisis Call Centres (Toronto)

To urgently speak to a trained volunteer when there is no immediate and major threat of danger to self or others. 


Distress Centre of Toronto

Call: 416-408-4357 24/7

Text: 45645 

Gerstein Centre

Call: 416-929-5200 24/7

2SLGBTQ+ Call Centres (Across Canada)

For urgent support of trans or 2SLGBTQ+ youth.

Trans Lifeline

Call 1-877-330-6366 24/7

LGBT Youthline

Call 1-800-268-9688 6pm - 9pm

Text 647-694-4275 4pm - 9:30pm


LGBT Queer Trans phone support - Image by Jason Leung
Emergency EMS Crisis Support - Image by Mpho Mojapelo

Emergency Services

When in need of urgent care and there is an immediate and major threat to safety.

Emergency Services

 Call 911 24/7

Gerstein Mobile Crisis Centre

Call 416-929-5200 24/7

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