Talking or thinking about painful past experiences can trigger difficult thoughts or feelings. It can help to talk to a trusted person, such as a friend, family member or an Elder.
Hope for Wellness Help Line
Emotional and crisis support is available to Survivor and Descendant Class Members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419 & Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca.
Counselling is available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut, on request.
National Indian Residential School Crisis Line
Contact the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419.
You can also access ongoing mental health resources in your region.