If you are in immediate danger please call 911. If you need immediate support please check out these resources:

  • Foundrybc.ca provides a digital hub to improve access to mental health care and social services.

  • Helpline for Children (available 24/7)  —  310-1234
    If you are a child or youth and would like to talk to someone call the Helpline for Children at 310-1234. You do not need an area code. You can call at any time of the day or night and you do not have to give your name.

  • West Kootenay 24 hr Crisis line  —  1-888-353-CARE (2273)

  • Crisis Centre – Distress Line (available 24/7)  —   1-866-661-3311

  • Prideline – LGBTQ support line (only weeknights, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm)  —  1-800-566-1170

  • Online chat  available from Noon to 1 AM — CLICK HERE > > >http://youthinbc.com

  • Need help now? Text CONNECT to 686868.  This will access a crisis responder who works with Kids Help Phone and will text you back.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide,
call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)