Mental Health

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please visit your local emergency department, nursing station, health centre or call 911 or your local emergency number.

Please click on the links below for crisis help.


Mental Health & Wellness Resources

Mental Wellness is a group of services that focus on all aspects of mental wellness and mental illness support and services, including, Mental Health Promotion, Suicide Prevention and the overall comprehensive Health of our Communities. Public knowledge exchange, and specific programs to promote healthy behavior change are offered by our Health Promotion and Prevention Staff. This includes community based services for individuals who fall within the spectrum of addiction related issues and challenges.

In addition we have psychiatric acute care facilities that promote the stabilization of those with a lived experience in Mental Illness and short term acute care needs. This is an aspect of service that is linked to ongoing care needs through Community Mental Health. The community Mental Health services is focused on risk reductions, recovery, and resiliency for individuals experiencing poor mental wellbeing and/or an enduring mental illness.

On the tabs listed below, you will find a number of mental health, wellness and addictions resources for yourself or someone you care about, for youth, adults and seniors.

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Employees can access free tools, resources and education including: Guarding Minds at Work, Managing Mental Health, Psychologically Safe Leaders and Psychologically Safe Interactions.  Click HERE to be directed to the Workplace Strategies for Mental Health website. 

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  • Calm Harm
    • This is a free mobile app developed to help with teenage mental health using principles of dialectical behaviour therapy
  • Stress Hacks
    • Helpful online resources on how to effectively navigate stress

Mental Health Resources for Children & Adolescents

  • Youthspace: Emotional support to persons 30 years & under. Text to 1-778-783-0177 or chat: (8pm – 2am) 

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Indigenous Specific Resources

  • HOPE For Wellness Line: Speak to a counselor about anything. You can request services from a male or female, Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut, English & French. Please call 1-855-242-3310 or connect via online chat at
  • Resident School Crisis Line: Support & Crisis Services, open 24/7, please call 1-866-925-4419
  • 60s Scoop Peer Support Line: Listening & support, open 8am to 8pm, please call 1-866-456-6060
  • Jordan’s Principle: First Nations child need services? Please call 1-800-567-9604 or visit
  • MKO Mobile Crisis Response Team: Please call 1-844-927-5433 or check out their services at
  • Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Support Line: Support to family & friends who are impacted by the loss of a missing or murdered Indigenous woman, girl or two-spirit person. Service in Anishnaabemowin (Ojibway), Cree, Inuktitut, English & French. Please call 1-844-413-6649 (24/7)
  • Manitoba Metis Federation – Mental Wellness Line for all MMF citizens. Have anxiety, depression, isolation, addiction or family issues? Please call 1-833-390-1041 (7 am to 11 pm)
  • Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) – Indian Residential School Program – for information on this or any of their many other services to communities, please call their office at 204-677-2341 or visit them at 23 Nickel Road, Thompson, MB.

Northern Health Region Mental Health Information, Resources and Supports

The Pas & Area

Community Mental Health Intake (Adult and Child/Adolescent services) – 204-623-9650

Emergency/Crisis Services after hours – The Pas Health Complex – 204-623-6431

Beatrice Wilson Health Centre – 204-627-7410

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Support Line – 204-623-0519

Flin Flon & Area

Community Mental Health Intake (Adult and Child/Adolescent services) – 204-687-1350

Emergency/Crisis Services after hours – Flin Flon General Hospital – 204-687-7591

Thompson & Area

Community Mental Health Intake (Adult and Child/Adolescent services) – 204-677-5350

Emergency/Crisis Services after hours – Thompson General Hospital – 204-677-2381

Website Resources

  • Anxiety Canada – Anxiety Canada has a number of free digital resources based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that teach people about anxiety and how to cope during challenging times
  •  Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba Peer Support – The association offers sessions to assist with better understanding of anxiety, discuss signs and symptoms and how to cope
  • Canadian Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) – ????? should we use this link?
  • MindShift CBT – This is a free anxiety management app to help you relax, be mindful, develop your thinking and determine active steps.  This app has a number of tools and a symptom checker to help rate your current anxiety level and steps to get you through difficult episodes or situations.
  • Wellness Together Canada – This site provides free and immediate resources for mental health and substance use support for people of all ages. 

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources – Telephone Access

If you would like to reach out for help by phone, please choose from the following:

  • 24/7 Crisis Line: (204) 786-8686, or toll-free at 1-888-322-3019
  • 24/7 Manitoba Suicide Prevention and Support Line: Toll-free at 1-877-435-7170
  • 24/7 Sexual Assault Crisis Line: (204) 786-8631 or Toll-free at 1-888-292-7565
  • Manitoba Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services Line: Toll-free at 1-866-367-3276
  • Seniors Abuse Support Line: Toll-free at 1-888-896-7183
  • Gambling Helpline: Toll-free at 1-800-463-1554
  • WCB Distress Line: (204) 786-8175, or toll-free at 1-800-719-3809
  • Counselling Intake Line/ Sexual Assault Counselling Program/Women’s Evolve: (204) 784-4059, or email   For all other questions, medical and drop-in counselling appointments, please call our reception desk at (204) 784-4090. Our medical fax number is (204) 784-4013. Our Address is 167 Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg.