If you or someone else is in mental distress and/or feeling suicidal you are not alone. The following are in-person, phone and online resources that can provide you help when you need it.
In an emergency, where imminent risk to life of self or others exists call 9-1-1.
BC Crisis Line 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
24/7 access to resources as well as support from people trained for crisis situations
Youth in BC 1-866-661-3311 (toll-free in BC) or 604-872-3311 (in the Lower Mainland)
24/7 support via phone or online by people trained to help youth in crisis situations like suicide or other difficult situations
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
24/7 support for children in crisis or experiencing difficult situations
Firstlink Dementia Helpline 1-800-936-6033
Offers access to support (online and in person) for those experiencing dementia or for family, friends and caregivers of those with dementia. Offers access to online and in person support
Tools and resources to help manage anxiety
Canadian Mental Health Association
Resources and tools for anyone struggling with their mental health or those wishing to help or understand others with mental health issues
Resources, support and community for all 2SLGBTQ1A+ folks
BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program 1-888-795-6111
Free information and support for gambling and online video gaming issues