Resources & Helplines
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre:
www.http://keltymentalhealth.ca | 604-875-2084
Kelty Mental Health is located in BC and can offer services including the following: professional help; information on mental health, substance abuse, eating disorders, and more; options for other support and treatments facilities in BC; free educational events for families, educators, and clinicians.
Crisis Centre BC:
http://www.crisiscentre.bc.ca | 604-872-1811
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of B.C.‘s goal is to reduce youth suicide through education about suicide prevention and stress management and operate YouthInBC.com (http://youthinbc.com/) : a web-based hotline for youth in distress covering all of BC. If you are in crisis and require immediate response, call the Distress Line at 604-872-3311 or 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).
Teen Suicide Prevention:
www.teensuicideprevention.org/ | 604 263 9831
The Josh Platzer Society was founded by Jude and Ben Platzer in September 2000, a year after the tragic suicide death of their beloved son Josh. The purpose of the Society is to educate British Columbians about suicide prevention, to reduce the stigma surrounding suicide and to promote awareness and dialogue on this difficult topic.
Mental Health and Wellness
YouthCO HIV and HEP C Community Outreach:
www.youthco.org | 604-688-1441
A non-profit organization building capacity with youth between the ages of 15-29 throughout BC to reduce vulnerability to HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis C through peer support, peer education and shared leadership.
Options for Sexual Heath (OPT):
https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/ | 1-800-739-73673
A reliable sexual health services and support provided non-judgmentally and confidentially. “If you’ve got questions we’ll help you get the answers — it’s not weird to ask.”