Crisis Centres Serving Newfoundland & Labrador

If you are in crisis now please call any of the crisis line numbers listed below or dial the local emergency telephone number (often 911) in your area.

You can also call if you are not in crisis, seeking additional information. If you come across information in this page which is incorrect, please contact us so we can update it.

Newfoundland and Labrador Mental Health Crisis Line

Local Telephone: (709) 737-4668 or

Toll Free:  (888) 737-4668

The Mental Health Crisis Centre provides 24 hour telephone based crisis intervention by professionally trained Crisis Interveners. This confidential service is available toll free across Newfoundland Labrador. This service is open to anyone in crisis; their caregivers or loved ones. The 24 hour crisis line is also available to health professionals on a consultative basis by phone. Crisis can include but is not limited to:

  • Relationships with family or friends
  • Addiction Issues
  • Financial Difficulties
  • School or work stress
  • Grief or Loss
  • Abuse or Traumatic Events
  • Illness

Mobile Crisis Response Team

Local Telephone: (709) 737-4668 or

Toll Free:  (888) 737-4668

 

The Mobile Crisis Response (MCR) Team is comprised of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and social workers with significant experience in mental health who travel as a team to assist/intervene with mental health related crisis, directly in a person’s home or community. MCR is an extension to other emergency mental health services that currently exist in the St. John’s Metro area and can be accessed, as required, through the Mental Health Crisis Line, the Psychiatric Emergency Service at the Health Sciences Centre and the Psychiatric Assessment Unit at the Waterford hospital.