Posts By: Crisis Centre

Response to the 9-8-8 dialing code for mental health crisis and suicide prevention services

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Media Release August 31, 2022 Vancouver, BC – Local, provincial and national suicide prevention and crisis intervention phone lines are essential. In British Columbia, the BC Crisis Line Network answers 1800SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) and 310Mental Health Support (310-6789) and supports the federal decision to implement the national 9-8-8 hotline. 9-8-8 is the front door to local […]

Free Webinar: How to Support Someone Who’s Attempted Suicide

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Overcoming a suicide attempt can be challenging – both for the person who attempted and for those in the person’s life. We often struggle with stigma and fear of not knowing what to do or what to say. In this 40 min session, you will learn some skills and tools to support someone in your […]

I’ll sit with you for a while: an interview with Nikki Roussos

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By Fergus Allen You are walking along a dusty path when you come across a large hole in the ground, so deep you can’t see the bottom. Staring into the void beneath your feet, you hear something. Faint at first, ever so faint, but as you strain your ears, it begins to take shape. A […]