Who can help

Emergency and crisis

Last updated: February 1, 2024

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.

BC Suicide Prevention and Intervention Line: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
National Suicide Crisis Helpline: 9-8-8
BC Mental Health & Crisis Response: 310-6789
Vancouver Coastal Regional Distress Line604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service for Youth: YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)