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Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645 to reach Crisis Services Canada. This hotline provides suicide prevention and support resources 24 hours a day and text services are available from 4pm to 12am EST.

If you are trans or questioning and in distress, call 1-877-330-6366 to reach the Trans Lifeline’s Peer Support Hotline. This hotline is operated by and for trans prople and provides support and resources to trans and questioning callers 24 hours a day. Trans Lifeline is anonymous and confidential; they will not call 911, emergency services, or law enforcement without your consent.

For further information about crisis centre supports in British Columbia, follow this link: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/get-help/

If you are outside the province of BC you can use a worldwide listing of suicide help lines to find support now.

All listed crisis services

Child and Adolescent Response Team (CART)

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​CART provides urgent response (within 72 hours), short-term mental health service to school-aged children and youth who are experiencing acute psychiatric or emotional crises. Services include urgent assessment and consultation, clinical intervention, and coordination with community resources. Due...

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Chimo has a three prong approach to affecting social change in our community. Through crisis programs, we serve people in immediate need. Through transition programs, people make meaningful, lasting changes in their lives, or establish themselves in their new country. Education encourages prevention...

The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis. If you are in crisis, distress, or having thoughts of suicide, help is available! We are here to listen, here...

24 hr crisis phone service for Indigenous people in British Colubmia providing risk assessments, safety monitoring, transitional housing, 24 hour crisis mobile outreach, weekend indoor mobile outreach. Administrative Line 250-723-2323 Crisis Lines Adult/Elder Line: 250-723-4050 Child/Youth Line:...

Support for children and youth under 19 (crisis intervention and long-term therapy) for children and youth who have experienced sexual abuse, trauma, or exploitation, as well as their non-offending family members.

S.A.F.E.R. is a free of charge, time-limited counselling service offered at Mental Health and Substance Use Outpatient Services. S.A.F.E.R. provides counselling for individuals age 19 and over who have made a suicide attempt, are currently suicidal, or have suicidal ideation; also offers support and...

The MindMap BC team respectfully acknowledges that the land on which we work is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.

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