Section on Addiction Psychology: Treatment Resources

British Columbia

310 Mental Health Support (24/7)
Phone: 310-6789BC crisis line (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

British Columbia Problem Gambling Help Line
Phone: 1-888-795-6111

List of additional help lines


Health Link: 811
Website: Help Line
Phone: 1-866-332-2322

Alberta Problem Gambling Resources Network
Phone: 1-866-461-1259

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Phone: 1-855-242-3310

Phone: 1-403-264-8336 (24/7)
Text: 587-333-2724 (evenings/weekends)
Website: (online chat available)

Distress Centre Calgary (24/7)
Phone: 1-403-266-HELP (4357)
Website: (online chat available)

List of crisis centres and numbers


HealthLine (24/7)
Phone: 811 or 1-877-800-0002
Phone: 1-306-766-6600
Website: accessing-health-care-services/healthlineSaskatchewan Problem Gambling Helpline
Phone: 1-800-306-6789


Manitoba Addictions Helpline (24/7)
Phone: 1-855-662-6605Klinic Crisis Line (24/7)
Phone: 1-888-322-3019
Phone: 1-204-786-8686
List of local crisis lines

24-hour Gambling Helpline

Phone: 1-800-463-1554
Phone (adult services General inquiries): 1-866-638-2561

Phone (Youth services Addictions Centralized Intake): 1-877-710-3999 or 1-204-944-6200
Addictions Foundation of Manitoba website:


ConnexOntario (24/7)
Phone: 1-866-531-2600
Phone: 519-439-0174
Online chat:


Drugs: help and referral (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-265-2626
Phone: 1-514-527-2626
Website: Gambling: Help and Referral
Phone: 1-800-461-0140

New Brunswick

CHIMO Helpline (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-667-5005
Phone: 1-450-HELP (4357)New Brunswick Gambling Information Line
Phone: 1-800-461-1234

Nova Scotia

Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line (24/7)
Phone: 1-888-429-8167
Website: Scotia Problem Gambling Help Line
Phone: 1-888-347-8888

Prince Edward Island

Island Helpline (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-218-2885
Website: Edward Island Problem Gambling Help Line
Phone: 1-855-255-4255

Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Line
Phone: 1-888-737-4668
Phone: 1-709-737-4668
Website: Problem Gambling Help Line
Phone: 1-888-899-4357


Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-265-3333
Phone: 1-867-979-3333

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories (NWT) Help Line (24/7)
Phone: 1-800-661-0844


Yukon Distress and Support Line (7pm-3am)
Phone: 1-844-533-3030
Website: Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services
Phone: 1-866-456-3838

If you are looking for information about treatment for First Nations, Inuit, and veterans, please call one of the following numbers or visit the website below.

First Nations and Inuit

(National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, National Youth Solvent Abuse Program)Hope for Wellness Helpline (24/7, available in English, French, Cree, Inuktitut, and Objiway)
Phone: 1-855-242-3310

British Columbia First Nations Health Authority
Phone: 1-604-693-6500 or toll-free 1-866-913-0033

Alberta Regional Referral Coordinator
Phone: 1-780-495-2345

Saskatchewan Region’s NNADAP Program Manager
Phone: 1-306-780-8392 or 1-306-780-5038/5449 (regional office)

Manitoba Regional Office
Phone: 1-204-983-4199

Ontario Region’s NNADAP Program Manager
Phone: 1-807-343-5352 or 1-613-668-6411 (regional office)

Quebec Region’s NNADAP Program Manager
Phone: 1-514-283-1559 or 1-450-646-1353 (regional office)

Atlantic Regional Office
Phone: 1-902-426-6637
Website: (list of treatment centres)


Phone: 1-800-268-7708 (toll free addictions and mental health)

If you are looking for information about peer support groups in your area, please visit the websites below.

Canada Drug Rehab Addiction Services Directory
(Find 12-step, SMART Recovery and LifeRing meetings)
Phone: 1-866-462-6362
Website: Recovery

LifeRing Canada

Online Resources

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Website: www.camh.caMental Illness & Addiction Index
Get informed with clear, reliable information about mental illness and addiction, including treatment and recovery.

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.

Government of Canada

Online support for gambling issues.

Gambling Therapy is a free, global online service offering practical advice and emotional support to anyone affected by problem gambling.