There is strength in seeking support.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call 911.

If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please know that you are not alone. Your well-being is important, and there is help available. Reach out to supportive friends, family, or professionals who can provide assistance. These are resources designed to guide you through difficult times. You matter, and help is just a conversation away.

National Resources

Mental health and suicide prevention: 988

Available November 30th, 2023, You will be able to call or text 9-8-8 from anywhere in Canada for free and be directed to the appropriate mental health crisis or suicide prevention service in your area.

Canada Suicide Prevention Service:

1-833-456-4566 (phone)
45645 (Text, 4 p.m. to midnight ET only)
crisisservicescanada.ca

In Quebec (French): Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: 1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868, live chat counselling at www.kidshelpphone.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

Mental Health Crisis Line 24 Hour: 811

Bridge The Gap: Find mental health services in your region https://nl.bridgethegapp.ca/

Lifewise Warmline: Available in both French and English, the Warmline offers mental health support and information from trained Lifewise staff to the public 12 hours a day, seven days a week. Check out their website for hours as well as services including peer group, family and 1:1 support. https://lifewisenl.ca/

(En) 1-855-753-2560
(Fr) 1-833-753-5460

Wellness Together: Browse helpful articles, build coping skills with online courses, get in touch with a counsellor and track your progress: https://www.wellnesstogether.ca

Get Moving

with Joy Run

Explore the Uniqueness of Newfoundland Trail Running: Scenic Adventures Await

Whether you’re a passionate runner, an advocate for mental health awareness, or someone seeking a community of understanding, Joy Run welcomes you with open arms. Together, we stride towards a future where healing is accessible to all and no one walks the path of pain alone.

Come to Newfoundland and embark on a trail running journey like no other, where nature’s challenges and breathtaking landscapes will leave you captivated at every turn. Explore the wild, explore Newfoundland.

In Newfoundland, trail running isn’t just exercise; it’s an encounter with the extraordinary.

With fewer crowds and an abundance of remote wilderness, you’ll experience the province’s untamed beauty up close. As you explore our historic communities and fishing villages, you’ll discover the heart and soul of Newfoundland. So, if you’re seeking a trail running destination that’s as unique as it is awe-inspiring, come and run our trails. Newfoundland is waiting to welcome you with open arms and unforgettable trails.

Conquering the Wild Terrain and Weather

To fully enjoy trail running in Newfoundland, you must be adequately prepared. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through what you need to know to tackle the terrain and weather of this unique running destination.