External Resources

If you have concerns about your actual health situation, please visit your local community service centre (CLSC – also called ‘clinic’).

You may also call your local emergency number for immediate assistance:

819-area code-9090

 

Here are additional external resources available for you.

ALCOHOL SUPPORT & PREVENTION

Alchoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org

International fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.

613-237-6000

Nunalituguait Ikajuqatigiitut (NI)

Organization who encourages positive lasting changes amongst Inuit people through information activities and sharing sessions.

 

LIFE CRISIS

Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

Organization who offers help 24/7 to Inuit in times of stress and crisis. The calling Centre is based in Nunavik from 7 pm to 00 am and in Ottawa for the rest of the day.

1-800-265-3333

Inuit Values and Practices (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm)

Group specialized in residential school healing based in Kuujjuaq. Inuit counselors are available to support all Nunavimmiut including residential school survivors.

1-877-686-2845

Kids Help Phone

Kidshelphone.ca

Organization who offers professional counselling, information and referrals 24/7 to all youth, their relatives and friends. There is also a chat line available on the website and text service.

1-800-668-6868

The First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Organization who offers immediate counselling help 24/7 to all Indigenous peoples across Canada through a helpline and chat.

1-855-242-3310

1-866-APPELLE (French Only)

Organization who offers 24/7 support to people with suicidal thoughts or to those that have lost someone by suicide.

1-866-277-3553

 

WOMEN’S SPECIFIC HELP

Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal

nwsm.info

The organization provides a safe environment where women can begin to rebuild their lives. It offers support and frontline services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis (Aboriginal) women and children to promote their empowerment and independence.

Chez Doris

chezdoris.org

In a partnership agreement with the Makivik Corporation, Chez Doris supports Inuit women who are in a vulnerable situation or are homeless.  There is a caseworker to help meet the basic needs of Inuit clientele in Montreal.

 

REGION SPECIFIC SUPPORT

Native Montréal

nativemontreal.com

As part of the friendship center movement, the organization contributes to the holistic health, cultural strength and success of Indigenous families, individuals and community living in the greater Montreal area.

Projets Autochtones du Québec

paqc.org

Downtown Montreal-based organization who offers shelter and culturally adapted social reinsertion services to First Nations, Inuit and Metis people who are homeless or in situations of difficulty.

Qarmaapik

Facebook Group

Family house in Kangiqsualujjuaq.

Tungasuvvik Women’s Shelter

Facebook Page

Based in Kuujjuaq, this temporary shelter offers food, clothing, counselling, violence prevention, workshops for young mothers and teens, substance abuse counselling, traditional activities and teaching.

 

COMPLEMENTARY SUPPORT

Reach Out Nunavik

Facebook Page

Facebook Page aimed at celebrating life, share important resources and information as well as tools and tips on different topics related to suicide prevention mental health, wellness, addictions and more.

TLS Nunavik

tlsnunavik.org

Team who offers workshops in mindfulness and stress resilience to community members working with trauma, suicide prevention, youth development and violence prevention.