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Teens Talk, but is Canada listening?

Kids Help Phone surveyed 1,319 teens across Canada and asked them about the problems they face and who they turn to for help. The results are in. Learn more

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A counsellor can talk a young man down from a bridge and broker hope for other kids struggling with thoughts of suicide. Kids and teens can find useful resources for supporting themselves and their friends. Read this month’s eNewsletter.

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Does stress, bullying, anxiety and relationship issues affect students in your school? Tackle this by starting a Kids Help Phone School Club! Read more

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“I was heartbroken and felt worthless and lost. Just like I did right after my dad died”: Laurel’s* story


My dad passed away about four years ago and my family hasn’t been the same since. In fact, we really haven’t coped at all. I pushed myself to get back into dance class; it was the only thing that I could Read more

Moving out and leaving home for the first time: Margot’s* story

I was 16 when I decided to move out of the house. For a number of reasons, I just couldn’t live with my mother anymore. She had her own issues Read more

It’s so hard and unfair to have people laugh at you just because you are “different”: Matthew’s* story

My name is Matthew. I am 17. My story is simple: I am gay. I have always been comfortable with that, but lately I have been getting a lot of Read more

Kids Help Phone’s top tips for #FirstPride

Never been to Pride? Like lots of other young people we talk to at Kids Help Phone, you probably have some questions. We’ve put together this handy tip sheet to Read more

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Facts and Stats

1 in 5

One in five teens in Canada reported that they had seriously considered suicide in the last 12 months and of those teens, almost half had formulated a plan.