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Protect Your Privacy: How to Clear Your Browser History
Protect Your Privacy: How to Clear Your Browser History
Other users of this computer can trace the sites you have visited using information stored in your web browser history file, sometimes called a "cache". Hide your activities on the Internet by following a few simple steps to clear your browser history before you walk away from the computer.
  • Call 9-1-1 to report a medical emergency, fire or crime. For more information, click here.

  • Registered nurses are available 24/7 to answer your health questions, determine whether you require urgent or non-urgent medical attention and provide guidance about health services available in PEI. Those who are hearing impaired can call 7-1-1 to be connected with 811 services. For more information, visit www.princeedwardisland.ca.

  • 24 hour telephone information for families and health care professionals related to poisoning and possible poison exposures. For more information, visit www.iwkpoisoncentre.ca.

  • Crisis responders help people understand their thoughts and feelings about suicide and connect them with local support services. Help is available by phone 24/7 and by texting 'Start' to 45645 5pm-1am AST. For more information, visit https://talksuicide.ca/

  • Call if you are in a crisis, feeling depressed or thinking about suicide. Free 24-hour confidential service for all Islanders providing bilingual information, support, active listening, and crisis counselling on family matters, child abuse, alcohol and drugs, parenting, suicide, loneliness, and other problems. For more information, visit www.theislandhelpline.com

  • Confidential crisis support for mental health and addictions. Speak with a mental health professional (registered nurse or social worker) 24/7, who will assess the situation, help problem solve, and connect callers to appropriate care as needed. 

  • Operates Anderson House emergency women's shelter in Charlottetown. Supports people from across PEI. For more information, visit www.fvps.ca.

    For other supports for individuals experiencing domestic or other types of abuse, please see our Violence and Abuse resources page.

  • Shelter is located in Lennox Island and helps people from across PEI. For more information, visit www.cmbmws.ca.

    For other supports for individuals experiencing domestic or other types of abuse, please see our Violence and Abuse resources page.

  • Free, 24/7 support service for Canadian youth. Offers professional counselling, information and referrals in both English and French. For more information, visit www.kidshelpphone.ca.

  • BullyingCanada provides full 24/7 support services for  youth. On any day of the year, at any time, youth, parents, coaches and teachers can contact BullyingCanada by phone, online chat and email for help on how to make bullying stop. For more information, visit www.bullyingcanada.ca.

  • Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and micrograns non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community. For more information, visit www.translifeline.org.

  • Offers immediate help 24/7 to all Indigenous peoples across Canada through telephone or online chat counselling and crisis intervention. For more information, visit www.hopeforwellness.ca.

  • Provides immediate and culturally appropriate counselling supports 24/7 to former Indian Residential School students who are experiencing distress. For more information, visit www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada.

  • Anyone in need of emergency shelter in the province should call the shelter support line 1-833-220-4722 for help.

  • Free, confidential telephone support available 24/7 for people affected by gambling. For more information, visit Gambling Support Information.

  • Provides information, resources, referrals and support to individuals affected by eating disorders through a toll-free helpline and instant chat. For hours and more information, visit www.nedic.ca.