Mental Health Telephone/Text Services

LOCAL HELPLINES

  • Health PEI - Children & Youth Urgent Mental Health Care for Islanders 18 years and younger with urgent or acute mental health needs (suicidal ideation, anxiety, or depression) available daily between 12:00pm and 6:00pm by calling 1-866-833-5443

  • CMHA-PEI Mental Health Resource Line available Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm by calling 1-800-682-1648

  • PEI COVID-19 Response Line at 1-833-533-9333 has trained Mental Health and Addictions staff taking calls from Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

 

 

  • PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre counselling services toll free number 1-888-368-8055

LOCAL COUNSELLING SERVICES

NATIONAL HELPLINES

  • Canadian Forces Military Family Information Line toll free number 1-800-866-4546

  • FREE counselling services for Essential Workers. Fill out the following form to start the process.

  • The PEI Public Service Commission offers an employee assistance program (EAP) for islanders employed with the Government of Prince Edward Island. EAP helps employees solve problems as early as possible before they seriously affect self, family, and work performance. You can access this service by calling 1-800-239-3826 or by emailing eap@gov.pe.ca.

    • Please note that many larger employers have employee assistance programs. Ask your senior management team for details. ​

  • Mental Health Call-In Clinics offer free 45-60 minute sessions with a registered therapist.  Available to all people living on Prince Edward Island. Call in numbers and schedules vary. The Call-In Clinic Therapist may refer you to Community Mental Health, or other suitable programs. Click on the link to be taken to most up to date schedule and directory.  

  • Addictions Service Call-In Clinics offer free 45-60 minute sessions with an addictions counsellor. Available for people living in Prince Edward. Call in numbers and schedules vary. Click on the link to be taken to the most up to date schedule and directory.

CMHA-PEI Mental Health Resource Line 

1-800-682-1648

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm