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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources in British Columbia, Canada

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, it's important to seek support and access the appropriate resources. The following is a list of mental health resources available in British Columbia, Canada:

1. Crisis Lines and Helplines

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC: Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or visit their website:

Crisis Centre Chat: Online chat support is available from the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC. Visit their website:

310Mental Health Support: Dial 310-6789 (no area code required) for emotional support, information, and resources 24/7 across BC.

9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline: 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline follows a network model. When you call or text 9-8-8, you will reach a responder at one of nearly 40 local, provincial and territorial, and national crisis lines, who co-deliver the service. Visit their website:

2. Mental Health Organizations and Services

Here to Help: Provides information on mental health and substance use issues. Visit their website:

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC Division: Provides resources and support for mental health. Visit their website:

CounsellingBC: Offers online information and resource in British Columbia regarding counselling, psychological services, art therapy and psychotherapy, as practiced by professionals with the following designations. Visit their website:

4. Government Resources

British Columbia Mental Health and Substance Use Services: Provides information and resources on mental health programs and services in BC. Visit their website:

Foundry BC: Offers a variety of mental health and wellness services for young people aged 12-24. Visit their website:

5. Local Resources

Vancouver Coastal Health: Provides mental health services in the Vancouver Coastal region. Visit their website:

Fraser Health: Offers mental health services in the Fraser Health region. Visit their website:

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there may be other resources available in your local area. It's always a good idea to reach out to your healthcare provider or local community organizations for additional support and information.