Outaouais Distress Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We are here to help everyone in Ontario, Canada who may be looking for 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.
We are available to talk with you about any kind of experience relating to mental health, from a mental health crisis through to general wellbeing. Our support is free. We are dedicated to preventing suicide. If you're contemplating suicide or you're worried about warning signs in someone else, please reach out to us for help.
When you reach out to us you will talk with one of our trained counselors or volunteers who will collaborate with you to find solutions while giving you an empathetic and compassionate ear. They have expertise and understanding in how to help people going through difficulties similar to what you are. Anyone may call and get support. We help everyone, regardless of age, gender, religious views, or nationality. We are always open. You can contact us for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
This helpline is for English-speaking people in Western Quebec.