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Did You Ever Volunteer at the Crisis Centre?

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  Since 1969, more than 5,000 caring individuals have volunteered their time and talent at the Crisis Centre. We are looking for them!  In preparation for our upcoming 50th anniversary, we want to hear their stories from the past 5 decades. If you ever volunteered with the Crisis Centre, please fill out this short volunteer […]

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Special Weekend ASIST in June!

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We are hosting a special weekend version of ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) for those who may not be able to make the standard weekday trainings. Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4, 8:45am to 5pm at the Crisis Centre (763 East Broadway, Vancouver). ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living […]

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New Community Training Dates Added for March!

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  ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living Works Education. Using multi-media presentations, this two-day practice-oriented training builds skills and confidence in suicide intervention. Certificate and participant materials provided. Upcoming dates: March 13  & 14, March 27 & 28, April 20 & 21, June 3 & 4, June 28 & 29.  More […]

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New Suicide Loss Support Group

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The BC Bereavement Helpline and the Crisis Centre are hosting a grief support group for those who have been bereaved by suicide. Being with others who have experienced a similar loss has proven to break isolation and create long-term networks of support. Suicide loss can be a unique and complicated grief.  Jude Platzer, one of […]

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