NWT Help Line

NWT Help Line - 1-800-661-0844


Should I call?

Do you feel embarrassed about talking to a friend or family member about a problem?  

Yes   No

Are you afraid people will judge you if you tell them how you feel?                                      

Yes   No

Do you live in a small community and fear that if you talk to someone, then everyone will know your problems? 

Yes   No

Do you need help finding information or a helpful resource in your community?

Yes   No

Are you dealing with a crisis and need a supportive person to talk to?

 Yes   No

Are you working through grief and loss? 

Yes   No

If you answered “Yes” to any of the above questions, we might be able to help.


Why Call Us?

  • We are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • You do not need to tell us your name
  • We will not tell anyone else you called
  • All calls are free to Northwest Territories residents
  • We do not trace calls 
  • We will not judge you
  • We can offer you follow-up phone calls
  • We will listen and try to help

Need to Talk? 

  • Abuse?
  • Alcohol/ Drug issues?
  • Depressed?
  • Do you want a follow-up call from us?
  • Feeling like suicide is an option?
  • Lonely?
  • Need a referral?
  • Need Information?
  • Stressed out?
  • Worried?

We are here to listen

7 days per week, 24 hours per day
1-800-661-0844 (toll free)

Questions or Concerns?


Note: This email address is available to the public to answer general (not urgent) questions regarding the Northwest Territories Help Line.   You will be contacted within 5 business days. 


If this is an emergency, please contact your local health centre, or the RCMP.