Indigenous mental health and substance use

Find programs and services that support mental health in Indigenous communities, access substance use treatment centres, learn about suicide prevention.

Services and information

Hope for Wellness Help Line

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-855-242-3310 or chat online at

Mental health and wellness in First Nations and Inuit communities

Understand positive mental health and the factors that can influence it. Access programs and services to improve your mental health and help prevent suicide in Indigenous communities.

Mental health counselling benefits for First Nations and Inuit

Get information on counselling benefits. Find out what is covered, how to access services and how providers can register to offer services.

Substance use affecting First Nations and Inuit

Find information on nationally funded substance use treatment services and community-based prevention programs in First Nations and Inuit communities.

Suicide prevention in Indigenous communities

Find out about suicide prevention and mental wellness services for Indigenous communities.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls health support services

Find health support services for survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Indian Residential Schools health supports

Access resources and services for former Indian Residential School students and their families.

Federal Indian Day Schools health support services

Find health support services for individuals affected by the trauma associated with their attendance at an historic Federal Indian Day School.

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