Northwest Territories Helpline is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We are here for everyone in Northwest Territories, Canada who may require support with abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer's, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.
People call us for many different mental health, crisis and behavioral health reasons. Regardless of what you are experiencing, we can support you. Talking with us is free. We're committed to suicide prevention, so if you are having thoughts of suicide or thinking about killing yourself, we are here to listen and support you.
When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained counselors or volunteers who will listen to you with empathy and understanding, and work together with you to find a meaningful way foward. They are experienced in knowing how to help people who have challenges like what you are going through. Anyone can call and receive free support. We exist to help everyone regardless of age, gender, beliefs or ethnicity. We are always open. You can contact us for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
All topics and everyone
This helpline is through the Northwest Territories government-sponsored program to serve anyone living in the Northwest Territories. We will support distress crisis and offer referrals in your area. Available in English & French. It is also available in NWT’s nine other official languages (Chipewyan/Dené, Cree, Gwich’in, Inuinnaqtun,Inuktitut, Inuvialuktun, North Slavey, South Slavey and Tłįchǫ) through interpretation.