Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery

Help Lines

Kid’s Help Phone – 1-800-668-6868

If you are a young person, and you need someone to talk to, you can call the Kid’s Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

Texting and online chat options are also available.

  • To text with counsellor, text the word CONNECT to 686868 
  • To live chat, visit and click the “chat” button OR download the Always There app.

For additional resources and information, visit:

The Kids Help Phone has also expanded their services to include an adult texting service. Text the word WELLNESS to 741741.

NWT Help Line – 1-800-661-0844

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 100% free and confidential. Call 1-800-661-0844.

For more information visit: NWT Help Line | Health and Social Services

For wellness information, tips, and community events, visit the NWT Help Line Facebook page.

NWT Quitline – 1-866-286-5099

A free and confidential help line for people who want to quit smoking. It provides trained Cessation Counsellors as well as personalized call back programs. It also offers quit smoking reading materials and translation services for all NWT languages.  Call toll-free 1-866-286-5099, 24 hours a day.