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World Mental Health Day – October 10, 2021

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Mental health support and services matter — especially now as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our daily lives. Many employees have returned to the workplace or are planning to do so soon after a long period of working remotely. Students have returned to school unsure of what the year will hold. Some people have […]

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Mohsen Rowshanaei: The Return

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By Fergus Allen Ten years ago, Mohsen Rowshanaei was a volunteer with the Crisis Centre’s youth programming. He found the experience highly rewarding, but life, as it often does, got in the way. Other responsibilities took hold; there was a career in IT to focus on, and a passion for cooking to nurture on the […]

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Event

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 12-2 pm PST. This event is for Survivors of Suicide Loss only. Download our […]

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Host a Birthday Fundraiser

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Use your birthday as an opportunity to create the positive change you want to see in the world. Celebrate it by spreading joy locally or globally with a donation to your favourite charity—the choice is up to you. We recommend considering the  Crisis Centre of BC! (Though we are a little biased.) What is a […]

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Almost half of all people who rated their mental health as poor would be unwilling to call 911 during a mental health crisis: Media Advisory for World Suicide Prevention Day

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Who do British Columbians trust when they need crisis mental health support? We engaged InsightsWest to conduct an omnibus survey of British Columbians on the theme of trust as it relates to mental health crisis support. Overall, British Columbians rated their local crisis line, the Provincial 1-800-SUICIDE line, the 310-6789 Mental Health line, and the […]

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