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Age Ranges Served: Child 0-12

1800SUICIDE

The Vancouver Island Crisis Line and other network members of the Crisis Line Association of BC answer this 24/7/365 provincial service to support callers experiencing suicidal thoughts. Workers provide skilled suicide assessment, de-escalation, intervention, resources, and short-term support.
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Toll-free: 1-800-784-2433
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310 Mental Health Support

The Vancouver Island Crisis Society also answers the provincial 310 Mental Health Support 24/7/365 to provide empowering emotional support, information on appropriate resources and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns.
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Phone: 310-6789
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Anxiety BC

"A non profit organization started by a group of concerned consumers, family members, and professionals, who work to increase awareness about anxiety disorders; promote education of the general public, affected persons, and health care providers; and increase access to evidence-based resources and treatments. Programs are focused on increasing awareness and promoting education and evidence-based treatments related to anxiety disorders.

Publications are available in Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French and Punjabi."
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103-237 East Columbia St.
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3W4
Phone: (604) 525-7566
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Art Therapy

Art therapy, counselling for children & families. Art therapy is the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, developing insight and growth by creating and reflecting on the art products and process.more info

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Gabriola, BC
cell: (250) 713-8857
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BC Bereavement Helpline & Online Resource Centre

The BC Bereavement Helpline is a non-profit, free and confidential service that connects the public to grief support services within BC.
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984 W. Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K7
Phone: Toll-free 1-877-779-2223
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BC Partners for Mental Health & Addictions Information

"Seven leading provincial mental health and addictions non-profit agencies are working together for this project that recognizes that people need to have access to quality information on mental health, mental disorders and substance use problems and disorders.

Translated publications are available in English, Farsi, French, Korean, and Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese."
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1200-1111Melville Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3V6
Phone: Toll Free in BC: 1-800-661-2121
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BoosterBuddy Mobile App (Island Health)

"BoosterBuddy is a free app to help young people improve their mental health. Manage your personal wellness journey and earn achievements as your sidekick guides you through a series of daily quests designed to establish and sustain positive habits.


Check-in with how you are feeling each day
Use coping skills
Keep track of appointments and medications
Get started on tasks
Follow self-care routines
Increase real-life socialization"
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Child & Youth Mental Health Office

Free Counseling and therapeutic services, as well as referral to community based services.
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202 - 488 Albert St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-5444
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Community Social Worker

The Social Worker helps Gabriolans locate and access services and supports that are available to them, such as help with rental, disability and income assistance applications, make calls on behalf of clients, and help families to access small grants for things like sports and recreation fees. 
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PHC:  675 North Road, CLINIC: 695 Church Street
, Gabriola , BC, V0R 1X3
Phone: (250) 802-4946

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy, trauma therapy and coaching.
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Rose Crystal Studio, 380 Stephens Road
, Gabriola Island, BC, V0R 1X7
Phone: (250) 739-9546
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