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[P.E.I. Program] Mental Health & Addictions Access Line

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Prince Edward Island offers a network of mental health and addictions programs, services and supports as part of the health care system, other government departments and by community organizations to help Islanders and their families. 

Need Help Now?

Several services are available to provide immediate mental health and addictions help to you or a loved one during a time of crisis: 

Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line

1-833-553-6983 (toll-free)

Calls are answered by trained mental health professionals (a registered nurse or a social worker) 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Mobile Mental Health Response Service (1-833-553-6983 toll-free) is available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, providing timely access to assessment, treatment and connection to ongoing mental health care during a time of crisis. The team of trained health care professions provides in-person care when situations require more than phone-based support. 

Mental Health Walk-in Clinics offer immediate support to help with anxiety, depression and other complex and high-risk issues. No appointment is needed. 

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

Addictions Services Walk-in/Call-in Clinics offer support for substance use and gambling addiction while enabling individuals to remain at home. Call-in clinics are offered Tuesday – Thursday. 

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

Kids Help Phone(link is external)

1-800-668-6868 (toll-free)

Available 24 hours, seven days a week

Bridge the gapp(link is external)

An online resource of programs and services designed to support mental health and wellness.

Wellness Together(link is external)

Free, virtual mental health and substance use supports available 24/7 for all people in Canada, funded by the Government of Canada.

Farmers Talk(link is external)


1-800-736-8006 (toll-free)

Provides confidential, professional counselling services to farmers and farm families struggling with stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. 

Fisher Assistance Program

(902) 626-9787 or (902) 786-4656 

Provides confidential, professional counselling services to fishers, crew members, and their families that affect mental health and personal well-being. The service is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Aquaculture Farm Assistance Program

(902) 626-9787 

Provides confidential, professional counselling services to aquaculture farmers, their families and certain farm employees that affect mental health and personal well-being. The service is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Public Safety Calls(link is external)


Provides free, confidential mental health supports for current and former public safety personnel in PEI, including first responders. Self-refer online. 

Government of Canada Mental Health Support(link is external)

You can talk to a mental health professional one on one. Call 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to:

  • 686868 for youth
  • 741741 for adults

How do I access mental health or addictions services?

Mental Health and Addictions Services are offered in communities across the province. Some are even offered online, over the phone or across virtual platforms. 

You may refer yourself to some services by calling a community mental health or community addictions office in your area (please note that some services may require a referral from a health care provider). 

You may also request a referral to mental health and addictions services from your primary care provider, other health care professionals or community agency familiar with your concerns.

For help finding your way through the health care system, reach out to the Mental Health and Addictions Patient Navigator by calling (902) 218-3289 or emailing MHApatientnavigator@ihis.org(link sends e-mail)

For more information about the many mental health and addictions services offered in Prince Edward Island: 

Mental Health Services       

Addiction Services

COVID-19 Mental Health and Addictions Supports

  • Location

    Prince Edward Island

  • Organization

    Health PEI


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