Quick Links

After-Hour Emergencies




McGill Nightline

A confidential and anonymous listening, information and referral service.
Tel.: 514-398-6246

The line is open 6:00 pm to 3:00 am throughout the school year.

McGill Student Health Service

Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tel: 514-398-6017


Crisis Hotlines

Suicide Action Montreal
Tel.: 514-723-4000
24-Hour Service

Drug and Alcohol Help Line
Tel.: 514-527-2626
24-Hour Service

McGill Mental Health Service

Monday-Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tel.: 514-398-6019

Emergency Walk-ins

Monday - Friday
11 am - 2 pm

Quebec Suicide Crisis Centres

Calling a Crisis Centre is the right thing to do if you are in crisis, or if you need support for someone you know. Trained professionals are available 24 hours a day.

If you are in crisis now please call any of the crisis line numbers listed below (listed in bold text), or dial the local emergency telephone number (often 911) in your area. You can also call if you are not in crisis, seeking additional information.

  • (1-866-APPELLE) 1-866-277-3553
  • Intervention services 24 hours/24, 7 days/7: 418-683-4588
  • Business: 418-683-0933
  • Fax: 418-683-5956
  • email: accueil [at] cpsquebec [dot] ca
  • website: http://www.cpsquebec.ca

The Quebec Physicians’ Health Program

Non-profit organization that provides assistance to physicians, residents and medical students who are going through difficult times because of substance abuse or addiction, alcoholism, mental health or other personal problems.To reach a QPHP physician, just call, toll free, from anywhere in Quebec. A physician is on duty during normal business hours, and you can always leave a message anytime during the day or night.

  • Toll free: 1-800-387-4166
  • Montreal: 514-397-0888
  • Fax: 514-397-0654
  • email: info [at] pamq [dot] org
  • Address: 1 René-Lévesque Blvd. East, Suite 200
    Montreal (Quebec)  H2X 3Z5
  • website: http://www.pamq.org/en/