There could be more to the story...

You don't have to be an expert to support a friend in a time of need. Knowing how to recognize signs that something is wrong and start a conversation can make a huge difference to our loved ones. We can all Ask, Listen, Encourage, and Check in.

Ask, Listen, Encourage, Check in

How do I talk to a friend about mental health? 

There could be more to the story. Recognize the signs and start the conversation about mental health with someone you care about.

Emergency and crisis supports

If a situation is potentially life threatening, call 911. If someone is experiencing a mental health crisis, the Emergency Services Program is available to everyone 24/7, 1-877-382-1609. If someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255.