Canada mental health crisis and suicide prevention

CRTC to implement new 9-8-8 number for mental health crisis 

eAwaz Health

Ottawa – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it will adopt 9-8-8 as the number to call or text for Canadians who are in need of immediate mental health crisis and suicide prevention intervention. Once implemented by telephone and wireless service providers, calls and texts to 9-8-8 will be directed to a mental health crisis or suicide prevention …