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
International fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
Nunalituguait Ikajuqatigiitut (NI)
Organization who encourages positive lasting changes amongst Inuit people through information activities and sharing sessions.
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.
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.
Kids Help Phone
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.
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.
1-866-APPELLE (French Only)
Organization who offers 24/7 support to people with suicidal thoughts or to those that have lost someone by suicide.
Women’s specific help
Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal
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.
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
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
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.
Family house in Kangiqsualujjuaq.
Tungasuvvik Women’s Shelter
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.
Reach Out Nunavik
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.
Team who offers workshops in mindfulness and stress resilience to community members working with trauma, suicide prevention, youth development and violence prevention.