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Responding to the mental health crisis: Giving Tuesday Now campaign

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By Chelsea Carter with Stacy Ashton As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the physical health of people around the globe, we face an ongoing mental health crisis. During this ever-changing and uncertain time, people are facing unforeseen financial and social stresses due to sudden job loss, fear of illness, and the pressures of […]

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To all our volunteers – thank you

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Hello to all our volunteers, Thank you. Whether you volunteer to provide administrative support to Tamara or Jeffrey, work with Lu, Tiffany, and Effie to ensure youth learn valuable life skills in their physical or digital classrooms, or volunteer with Martin, Alain, Johanna, Lisa, Akhila, Josh and the whole distress services team in answering every […]

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Special Programming during the Current Health Emergency

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The Crisis Centre values the importance of community, connection and support during this current health situation. To support our mental health and wellbeing, we are expanding our mindfulness-based programs online for youth and adults. For more information and to register, please visit our special programming page.  

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Phones Matter: British Columbians seek a human voice when in crisis

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MEDIA ADVISORY If you’ve used a crisis line for support, you are not alone: 505,000 British Columbians have used crisis lines when they were in distress. And if you reached out, chances are you reached out by telephone.  A recent survey, commissioned by the Crisis Centre of BC through Insights West to study crisis service […]

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Walk the Lagoon for the Crisis Centre

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By Chelsea Carter Back by popular demand, Crisis Centre Executive Director Stacy Ashton is once again participating in Scotiabank’s Charity Challenge. Join her exclusive Crisis Centre team in support of the Crisis Centre! Not a runner? Not a problem.  “Participating in the Charity Challenge equals enjoying a nice day in the park while supporting a […]

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