Mental Health Resources

You are not alone. Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and Department of National Defence (DND) public service employees can access mental health and wellness resources 24/7.

Learn about available supports and resources listed below.

  • CAF members can access medical professionals that are devoted to your mental wellbeing, 24/7, through the Canadian Forces Member Assistance Program (CF MAP):
    • For you: 1-800-268-7708
    • For your family: 1-800-866-4546
  • DND employees and their families can reach the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 24/7:
    • 1-800-663-1142
    • 1-888-384-1152 for people with hearing impairments
  • Canadian Health Services Centre (Atlantic):
    • 902-721-8607
  • Local Chaplain’s Office:
    • 902-721-8660 (daytime)
    • 902-427-7788 (evenings/weekends)
  • National Suicide Crisis Helpline:
    • Call or text 9-8-8