Important Phone Numbers

  • Emergencies

    Dial 9-1-1

  • Suicide Prevention

    Dial 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.

  • Canada Suicide Prevention Services

    Dial 1-833-456-4566 to receive 24h support if you are in crisis.

  • 8-1-1

    Call this free phone line (8-1-1) to speak to a health service navigator in BC who will connect you with information and services or connect you with a healthcare professional, such as a registered nurse.

  • Hope for Wellness Help Line

    Dial 1-855-242-3310 for 24h mental health counselling and crisis intervention for all Indigenous peoples across Canada. You can also use this online chat box to connect.

  • Care to Speak

    Care to Speak is a peer-based service providing free and confidential support to health and social support workers in BC. Call or text 1-866-802-7337

    Care to Speak’s hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Crisis Line

    Do you need help right away? Call the Crisis Line anytime at 1800-784-2433 or 310-6789 IN BC.

  • Provincial Health Services Authority Mobile Response Team

    The Mobile Response Team is available to support the mental well-being and psychological safety of frontline healthcare workers who are experiencing distress and mental health concerns in response to COVID-19. To request MRT support, you can call: 1-888-686-3022 or Email:

  • 310Mental Health Support

    Dial 310-6789 (no area code needed in BC) for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health.

  • Kids Help Phone

    1-800-668-6868 to speak to a professional counsellor, 24 hours a day.

  • Alcohol & Drug Information and Referral Service

    Dial 1-800-663-1441 (toll-free in BC) or 604-660-9382 (in the Lower Mainland) to find resources and support.