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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. more info

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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. more info

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Phone: 310-6789
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Amy Cares

With 15 years experience in care giving, Amy will provide assistance to insure an independent quality life. She offers numerous services such as transportation, medication dispensing, personal care, respite, outings, companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, shopping etc. more info

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1650 Hess Road
, Gabriola, BC, V0R 1X6
Phone: (250) 247-0027
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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." more info

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103-237 East Columbia St.
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3W4
Phone: (604) 525-7566
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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. more info

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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." more info

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1200-1111Melville Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3V6
Phone: Toll Free in BC: 1-800-661-2121
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BC Schizophrenia Society--Nanaimo Branch

The Society is dedicated to supporting its members, educating the public, raising funds for research and advocating for better services for people with schizophrenia and other serious and persistent mental illnesses. more info

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200-1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: 604-1-888-888-0029 toll free anywhere
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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" more info

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Cathy Welch, M.Sc. Counselling and Psychotherapy

Over 25 years experience working with individuals, couples and families on issues of trauma, abuse, grief and loss. EMDR certified.more info

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Gabriola, BC
Phone: (250) 619-5601