9-8-8 Dialing Code for Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Services

While 9-8-8 will be fully implemented in the United States on 16 July 2022, a three-digit number (such as 9-8-8) is not yet implemented in Canada.

You can reach Canada’s Suicide Prevention Service by calling 1-833-456-4566 at any time, or the common short code 45645 for texts from 4pm to midnight Eastern Time.