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The Crisis Centre of BC’s Resilience and Wellness Training Modules

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  In these 6 resilience and wellness training modules, participants will learn evidence-based mindfulness tools for building resilience, managing stress, preventing burnout, and supporting well-being. Each 50 to 60-minute module is designed to be a stand-alone training so that you can join the modules that resonate with you. Each module explores a theme related to […]

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Darkness Into Light: Third Party Fundraiser

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Darkness into Light is an annual fundraising event in support of suicide prevention. In 2009, in Dublin, Ireland, 400 people set off on the inaugural Darkness Into Light 5km walk to raise funds for an Irish suicide prevention centre called Pieta. Today, the walk has grown internationally with local walks raising funds for local crisis […]

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Keeping it ‘Real Talks’: Youth Programming in North Vancouver

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By Fergus Allen The Crisis Centre of BC has been offering youth programming in schools across the province for over 20 years. In 2020, we were approached by three students to partner on a peer-led model for mental health promotion. Their proposal was so impressive, we just couldn’t turn them down. As a result, we’ve […]

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FREE WEBINAR: Thriving as an Empath in Challenging Times

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The Crisis Centre of BC is pleased to offer a free webinar to share practical, science-based information about how to build resilience as an empathic or highly sensitive individual. Ensure that you have a strong start to 2022 by increasing your knowledge around being empathic or highly sensitive, and practice proven techniques for fostering balance, […]

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We Sometimes Call You

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By Stacy Ashton  In the early days, crisis lines were a one-way affair: you’re in crisis, you call us. Every crisis call was seen as its own unique event. Sometimes that’s how a crisis works, but there are also crises that unfold over days, weeks, or even months. Often a crisis is a gridlock of […]

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