Posts By: Crisis Centre

We’re here for you: Crisis Centre Volunteers

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By Thomas Golka Hearing one person say, “I’m here for you” and providing emotional support has value. Having the ability to say, “We’re here for you” and offering life-saving services to an entire community is powerful.  Countless times over the past year we have been shown “the value of one, the power of many.” We […]

Taking Action for Our Mental Health

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By Lu Ripley, Director of Community Learning and Engagement With the latest news of enhanced public health measures, strategies to manage uncertainty and change are becoming increasingly vital.  Crisis Centre programs provide easy and practical strategies that you can easily incorporate into your life. Great for individuals and staff teams. Upcoming sessions: Tools for Managing […]

Exercising Your Emotions and Finding Help Should You Need It

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By: Fergus Allen High school can be challenging for some—even rough or hard. This makes it all the more important that students be equipped with the tools to seek help if they need it.  “Highschoolers exist in such a pressure-cooker environment,” says Aayush Malhotra. “What I tell students is that it is a completely human […]

A New Hope for a Better Tomorrow

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By: Thomas Golka Mila had moved to the Lower Mainland from rural Alberta just three short months ago. She was certain accepting a new position and moving to the big city would be the fresh start she needed; however, she could have never anticipated that only one month after her move, she would find herself […]

Crisis Line Awareness Week – Media Advisory

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Media Advisory – Crisis Line Awareness Week March 22-26, 2021 Recent research, supported by the Crisis Centre of BC, has found a clear relationship between crisis centre contact frequency and the prevalence of COVID-19 in British Columbia. The findings are based on over 72,000 contacts made to The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of […]