Emergency and Crisis

Crisis Centre

Help is Available! The Crisis Centre will listen and help – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE), or call your local crisis centre.  The phone lines are available in over 140 languages using a language service.  Let the Crisis Centre know which language you require and they will try to provide an interpreter.

Anywhere in BC: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Vancouver: 604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)


CASP’s ultimate purpose is to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.  CASP works toward the achievement of its purpose by facilitating, advocating, supporting, and advising, rather than by the provision of direct services.

See the CASP/ACPS website for crisis line contact information across Canada:  http://suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/