The NWT Help Line offers confidential support to residents of the Northwest Territories, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is 100% free and anonymous. The help line also has an option for follow-up calls.
Residents can call the help line at 1-800-661-0844.
Trained counsellors can help you with any number of issues including:
- stress management;
- suicidal thoughts;
- sexual assault; and
Telephone Group Sessions
The Telephone Group Sessions offers NWT residents group counselling supports on a variety of topics, including:
- Suicide and Suicide Awareness
- Depression and Anxiety
- Grief and Loss
- Recovery Support
- Substance Abuse/ Addiction
Open and closed sessions are offered, with the closed sessions being part of a two or three part series. Open sessions can hold up to 23 individuals while closed sessions hold between 3-10 individuals to maintain group cohesiveness.
You can register for any of these sessions by calling the NWT Help Line and speaking with a counsellor at 1-800-661-0844. You can call in to these sessions from your own phone.
These sessions are free, anonymous and confidential.
For dates and time, visit, https://www.facebook.com/NWTHelpLine/events/.
NWT residents can also contact a NWT Help Line counsellor with questions via Facebook private messaging.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/NWTHelpLine/.
Kid’s Help Phone
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 or go to www.kidshelpphone.ca