Are you in Crisis?

If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line:

The Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line provides crisis support for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. It is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment. 

Call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167 from anywhere in Nova Scotia.

The mobile crisis unit serves anywhere in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am daily. The Team includes mental health professionals and police officers that are designated to the crisis service.

The crisis line also supports families, friends, community agencies and others to manage mental health crisis through education, outreach and consultation.

Kids Help Phone

Canadian charitable organization that provides free online and telephone counselling to children and youth across Canada. In addition to its counselling services, Kids Help Phone also provides information on how to access support services for children and youth.


Crisis Services Canada

Crisis Services Canada provides suicide prevention and support. To access the 24/7 crisis line, toll free call 1.833.456.4566

IWK Health Centre

Services include:

  • Child/Adolescent Mental Health Program
  • Addictions - CHOICES
  • Mobile Crisis Intervention Services
  • Mental Health Nurse Advocate
  • Patient and Family Advocate

(902) 470-8888