Crisis & Support Information

Emergency Services: 911

Access and Assessment – http://Centre www.vch.ca/AAC
Phone: 604-675-3700 available 24/7/365

A 24/7 mental health and substance use urgent care and referral centre for Vancouver residents 17 yrs and up. An alternative to the Emergency department and a way to access other VCH services.

Car 87/88
Phone: 604-874-7307

Provides intervention to individuals in the community for mental health or emergency situations.  Staff respond to calls from police, health care professionals, clients, family members and the general public.

Senior Distress Line: 604-872-1234

Distress Line: 604-872-3311

S.A.F.E.R. Suicide Attempt Follow-up Education & Research
Phone: 604-675-3985

Crisis Line – https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/distress-phone-services
Phone: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

Distress Phone Services which provide confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Crisis Line online chat – http://crisiscentrechat.ca

Online version of the phone service.  Chat one on one with a Crisis Line volunteer – for BC and Yukon residents.  Available from 12 noon to 1 am everyday.

MindhealthBC – http://www.mindhealthbc.ca

A locally based, trusted resource for mental health and substance use resources, developed by physicians and other health experts. Online tools and assessments.

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