Are you experiencing distress from the current wildfires in Canada? Kids Help Phone offers 24/7, free, confidential, bilingual e-mental health and wellness support to anyone affected by extreme weather in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and beyond. However you’re feeling, wherever you are, you’re not alone.
If you’re in immediate danger, emergency / community services are available across Canada. You can use Resources Around Me to search for programs and services available nearest your location.
How can I get mental health support with the wildfires in Canada?
- Text 686868 to connect with a trained, volunteer crisis responder
- Call 1-800-668-6868 (using a landline, cellphone or VoIP service on a computer) to contact a professional counsellor
- Visit KidsHelpPhone.ca/PeerToPeer to communicate with young people across Canada
You don’t have to carry your feelings on your own.
There’s always a space to let them out at Kids Help Phone.
- Text 741741 to connect with a trained, volunteer crisis responder
- Visit WellnessTogether.ca to access a mental health and substance use support portal
Where can I find more wellness resources to help me with the wildfires in Canada?
If the current wildfires in Canada / extreme weather are affecting you / someone you know, you can tap on the cards below to explore additional mental health resources.
You can learn more about wildfires in your province / territory from the Government of Canada.
If the current wildfires in Canada / extreme weather are affecting your life, Kids Help Phone is here for you. You can contact us for free, confidential, bilingual e-mental health support and a space to explore your feelings, any time. You can also connect with someone you trust (e.g. a parent / caregiver, family / community member, Elder, teacher, etc.). If you need help right now, you can contact the emergency / community services nearest your area, too.