Resource Lists and Help Lines

In light of the discoveries of the estimated 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, below is a list of help lines and websites for anyone who may need it.


Are you in crisis or an emergency?

If you are in an emergency, or feel that you or someone else is at risk of harm, please contact someone immediately:
Call 911 for help right away.


Other Helpful Resources:

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide.
Phone: 604.872.3311
Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1.866.872.0113

KUU-US Crisis Line Society
The KUU-US Crisis Line Society operates 24 hours and is a provincial aboriginal crisis line.
Phone: Adult Crisis Line 250-723-4050
Youth Crisis Line: 250-723-2040

Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS)
The Indian Residential School Survivors Society encourages you to take time to care for your Mental and Emotional wellbeing. Please contact the Indian Residential School Survivors Society 24hr Crises Line if you require further emotional support or assistance.
Phone: 1.866.925.4419

Kids Help Phone
Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency. The 24-hour distress line is staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.
Phone: 1.800.668.6868
First Nations Health Authority, Website
Canadian Mental Health Association, Website


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