NWT Help Line

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;
  • abuse;
  • sexual assault; and
  • depression.

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