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If you are in crisis or experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the crisis line at 346-8282 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,...


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Good2Talk (Ontario) is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message...


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Kamatsiaqut Nunavut Helpline is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone and text...


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Ottawa Distress Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We help everyone in Ontario, Canada...


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The Support Line is available to individuals from London,= and Middlesex who are 16+. All calls are confidential and volunteers...


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24/7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin provides 24/7, free and confidential support over . We are here to help everyone in Ontario,...


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Champlain District Crisis Line is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We help...


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St. Catharines number for Distress Centre of Niagara. We provide a free, confidential telephone support service, utilizing...


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Outaouais Distress Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We are here to help everyone...


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Grey and Bruce Crisis Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We are here to help everyone, adults in...


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The Halton Hills/Milton number for Distress Centre Halton, a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and...


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If you or someone you love is struggling with mental health, it can be tough to know where to turn. You’re not alone in...


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The Oakville number for Distress Centre Halton, a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and online support...


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The Burlington number for Distress Centre Halton, a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and online...


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Are you feeling….. Depressed? Lonely? Isolated? The Progress Place Warm Line is an anonymous and confidential service that is...


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LGBT YouthLine is a non-judgemental, confidential, and informed peer support service for 2SLGBTQ+ and questioning youth (ages...


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Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK) is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental volunteer-based support service. Our aim is...


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Reach out to a hotline in Ontario, Canada for support with substance abuse and drugs or alcohol addiction

If you or someone you know is abusing substances, or struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, you may not know where to turn. Fortunately, support is available in Ontario, Canada from 23 helplines for substance abuse. If you or a loved one has been experiencing any of the following, reach out today:

  • Spending a lot more time alone or with a new social circle.
  • Being unable to keep up with daily responsibilities at home, work, or school.
  • Using substances as a way to relieve negative or uncomfortable emotions.
  • Being secretive and dishonest about when and how often you use drugs or alcohol and with whom.
  • Stealing money or selling items to afford to buy drugs or alcohol
  • Spending money on drugs or alcohol despite it being unaffordable.
  • Low mood including feelings of hopelessness, sadness or depression
  • Experiencing unpleasant side-effects (otherwise known as withdrawal symptoms) after stopping drugs, alcohol or other substances.

When you're grappling with drug or alcohol abuse, recovery may seem impossible. It may feel like nobody and nothing can help you. However, substance abuse and addiction is treatable. Others have recovered and so can you. Healing starts with the right support.

For free and confidential support with substance use and addiction, consider contacing a helpline in Ontario, Canada. Compassionate supporters will listen without judging or criticizing you. They can also help you explore options for recovery if you're ready to take that next step.


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