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Urgent Care

If you or someone else needs emergency health care or you are at risk of harming yourself or others, please call 911.

If you or another McGill community member is in immediate danger and you are at the downtown campus, you can call Campus Security at 514-398-3000 If you are at the Macdonald campus, you can call 514-398-7777

If you would like to consult a nurse or social worker, please call 811


    Community Resources

    Please consult the table below for after-hours resources. All are free & bilingual unless otherwise stated.

    Suicide Action Montreal 1-866-277-3553 (phone) 24/7

    Canada Suicide Prevention Service

    Chat services

    1-833-456-4566 (phone)

    45645 (text)

    24/7 (phone)

    4 p.m. to midnight every day (text)

    TRACOM Centre for Crisis Intervention  514-483-3033 (phone) 24/7
    Wellness Together Canada 

    If in distress: 

    Adults: Text WELLNESS to 741741 

    Youth: Text WELLNESS to 686868 

    Frontline Workers: Text FRONTLINE to 741741 

    Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional. 


    Crisis Services Canada/Talk 1(833) 456-4566 


    24/7 Crisis Line 

    Tel-Aide Montreal  514-935-1101  Free, confidential and anonymous listening service 
    National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line  1-866-925-4419  Provides 24/7 emotional support and crisis intervention services to former students of Residential Schools.  
    West Island Crisis Centre (West Island/Macdonald Campus area) 514-684-6160 (phone) 24/7
    keep.meSAFE  (crisis line and counselling free for all McGill students)

    North America1-844-451-9700 (phone)

    Outside North America:  

    001-416-380-6578 (phone)

    SOS Conjugal Violence/Violence conjugale Montréal 

    Montréal : 514-873-9010 

    Toll free : 1-800-363-9010 

    24/7 service offering free, bilingual, anonymous and confidential referral services. Able to provide direct access to information, support or shelter. 

    Hope for Wellness Helpline 1-855-242-3310 

    Trained counsellors available by phone or online chat 24/7 to offer support to all Indigenous people. Available in English and French as well as Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut upon request. 

    Écoute Entraide (francophone) 514-278-2130 (phone) 8 a.m. to midnight every day
    Sexual Assault Provincial Helpline 1-888-933-9007 (phone) 24/7
    Drug and Alcohol Help Line  514-527-2626 (phone) 24/7
    Gamblers Anonymous 514-484-6666 (phone) 24/7
    Montreal Legal Aid 514-864-2111 (phone) Monday to Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 to 4:30 p.m.
    Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal 514-527-1375 (phone) 24/7
    Info-Social (from a Quebec phone number only) 811 (phone) 24/7

    Trans Lifeline

    Canada: 877-330-6366 (phone)

    US: 877-565-8860 (phone)

    Le Transit: Centre De Crise 514-282-7753 (phone) 24/7

    McGill Sexual Violence Support

    If you are a survivor of sexual violence, there are resources for you on campus: All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.


    The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education

    514-398-3954 (phone)

    osvrse [at] (email)

    Please note that due to the evolving response to COVID-19, OSVRSE drop-in hours, group activities, volunteer activities, and events are cancelled. Support sessions are available by appointment only to McGill members in Montreal or abroad. Book a session here or email OSVRSE with your availabilities.  All initial appointments will be held virtually or by phone, at your preference.

    The Sexual Assault Center of the McGill Students’ Society

    Offers services in English to the general public.

    514-398-8500 (phone)


    During COVID-19 closures, the phone hotline is available on Mondays from 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm, and on Wednesdays from 12-3 pm.

    McGill Peer Support

    If you are seeking support from a peer at McGill these resources are available to you: All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.


    Peer Support Centre

    Offers confidential and non-judgmental support offered by trained McGill students.

    514-398-3782 (phone)


    Open 11am-5pm weekdays. Please note the PSC is closed during the summer months. 

    McGill Nightline

    Offers confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students, providing the community with a variety of support.

    514-398-6246 (phone)


    The phone line is open 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM everyday throughout the school year. *Please note, Nightline's phone lines are currently closed due to COVID-19. Nightline is closed during summer months and winter break.


    A volunteer SSMU service that provides free and confidential accompaniment for those who are walking at night. No matter what the reason, WALKSAFE volunteers will get you from A to B, safely, anywhere on the island of Montreal.

    514-398-3000 (downtown campus phone)

    514-398-7777 (Macdonald campus phone)

    Sunday – Thursday: 9 pm to 12 am
    Friday – Saturday: 9 pm to 3 am
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