Dial 9-1-1

Suicide Crisis Helplines

Text or call 9-8-8 from anywhere in Canada or Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) in BC, any time of day or night to connect with a crisis line.

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 the online chat box

Mental Health Support Line

For immediate mental health support or referral, call 310-6789 (no area code) 24 hours a day. The support line operators have received advanced training in mental health issues and services and are available to listen and help any time of day or night.


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.

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.

Mobile Mental Health Crisis Response Teams

Peer Assisted Care Teams (PACT) provide community-led, client-centered, trauma-informed response centered on the mental health and well-being of the affected individual, their family, and their community. Find a PACT in your community here.

Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team

The Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team (MRT) is available to provide immediate, short-term psychosocial support to first responders and frontline workers who are impacted by BC's overdose public health emergency, Call 1-888-686-3022 or email MRT@phsa.ca.

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.