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Crisis Line

If you need a one-on-one chat to discuss challenges or any distressing issues, crisis line is here to help you.

For youth:

  • Youth in BC: Young individuals up to 25 years of age can access an online crisis service provided by the Crisis Centre to chat one-on-one with trained volunteers. This service allows discussions on various topics including suicide, sexuality, depression, stress, and relationships. The Youth in BC online chat is available daily from noon until 1am.

For adults:

  • Crisis Center Chat: They offer online crisis service for adults aged 25 and older to engage in one-on-one chats with trained volunteers. You can discuss on a wide range of topics, including suicide, mental illness, stress, physical health, work-related issues, relationship conflicts, parenting, caregiving, and other family concerns with them. The Crisis Centre Chat is available daily from noon to 1 am, providing accessible support during critical hours.

If seniors need distress service:

  • Senior Distress Line: Seniors in British Columbia can access telephone support by calling 604-872-1234 from the Crisis Centre. Trained volunteers are available to provide support specifically tailored to older adults on a variety of topics, including suicide, retirement, stress, relocation, loss of a loved one, physical or mental health issues, emotional support, and problem-solving assistance. The Seniors Distress Line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers services in up to 140 languages.
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