CRISIS LINES

 

National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line (Canada): 24-hour access

  • 1-866-925-4419

  • Provides mental health, emotional and cultural support services to eligible former Indian Residential School students and their families 

  • Resolution Health Support Program Services are safe, confidential, respectful, and non-judgmental.

  • Professional counsellors are psychologists and social workers that are registered with Indigenous Services Canada

 

KUU-US Crisis Services (BC): 24-hour access

  • Adult / Elder Line: 250-723-4050

  • Child / Youth Line: 250-723-2040

  • BC Toll Free Line: 1-800-588-8717

Reasons for calling:

  • Mental health

  • Grief/loss

  • Abuse

  • Peer pressure

  • Financial distress

  • and many more

  • Employment/ education

  • Residential school

  • Child welfare

  • Addiction

  • health concerns

  • Divorce/ separation

  • Suicide / survivorship

1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433 (BC/Canada)

  • If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

  • 24 hours a day

  • Connects you to a BC crisis line

Native Youth Crisis Hotline (Canada/US)

  • 1-877-209-1266

  • Answered by staff 24/7 

Youth in BC

  • 1-866-661-3311 (toll-free in BC) 24 hours a day

Trans Lifeline

  • 1-877-330-6366 

Centre for Suicide Prevention

  • 310-6789 (no area code needed) Mental Health Information Line

  • Answered 24/7/365

  • Provides empowering emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns

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