Crisis Intervention Services
BC Crisis Center 24 hrs
In Vancouver: 604 872 3311
Outside Lower Mainland: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Provides assessment, emotional support, information and referral, and crisis and suicide intervention services to the community through 14 crisis lines across BC.
Suicide Prevention Support Line, S.A.F.E.R
604 675 3985
301-1669 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC.
Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education, & Research provides counseling for individuals who are in a suicidal crisis, have made a suicide attempt, or are survivors of a suicide death.
Eating and Food Related Issues
The National Eating Disorders Information Center
VCH Eating Disorders Program
604 675 2531
2750 East Hastings St, Vancouver, BC.
It seeks to establish client-centered care that empowers individuals and families to take responsibility for the recovery process and enhances their quality of life.
Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program
Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment Program
604 806 8347
St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver Coastal Health Community Addiction Services
Description and contact information for addiction services in Vancouver including: Counselling Services, Needle Exchange Services, Opiate Replacement Therapy, Withdrawal Management Services, & Youth Prevention Services.
From Grief to Action/Parents Forever
604 454 1484
Based in Vancouver, a non-profit society working to improve the lives of drug users, their families and friends. They promote the recognition of drug addiction as a health issue, and support a comprehensive continuum of care for drug users, including harm reduction, detoxification, treatment and rehabilitation.
Burnaby Mental Health and Addictions Intake
604 453 1900
For Burnaby residents seeking counselling for persons in suicidal crisis or support for persons concerns about someone at risk to suicide.
The Government of BC funds over 150 programs, run by non-profit agencies and local police detachments, that provide information about the justice system, practical help, emotional support and referrals to other appropriate programs. These services include a toll-free, province-wide telephone service.
Aboriginal Wellness Program
604 875 6601
255 – 12th Avenue East, Vancouver, BC
It provides culturally safe mental wellness and addiction programs that promote health, wellness and healing.
604 658 1214
Vancouver Coastal Health’s Mental Health Support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities.
B.C. Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse. This non-profit society provides therapeutic services for males who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.
BC Men’s Resource Center
604 878 9033
590 West Broadway, Suite 2, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E9
Works to ensure balance in matters relating to men, and advocates change in areas of bias and inequality. Areas of focus include parenting, anger management, and family violence. Offers individual, couple, and family counselling, and has a comprehensive library featuring books, articles, tapes, and videos about men’s issues.