Mental Health and Suicide Services
S.A.F.E.R – (Suicide Attempt Follow-up Education & Research)
Provides counselling and support to people who are feeling suicidal and to those who have attempted suicide. Also provides support and education for someone concerned about a loved ones risk for suicide, and counselling for those who have lost someone to suicide. Suicide bereavement services are available to all BC residents. Call 604.675.3985
Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Office
Offers a range of services and information for individuals and families affected by mental health issues. Check out The Living Life to the Full – self directed course that helps people learn skills to help tackle life’s problems.
Vancouver Coastal Health – Adult Mental Health
Serves clients over the age of 19 who are diagnosed with a major mental illness and experiencing significant problems that interfere with their functioning in the community.
Fraser Health – Community Support Services Mental Health
Serves individuals who are experiencing a major mental illness requiring longer-term case management in the community to achieve and maintain essential life necessities such as adequate housing, nutrition, financial resources, medical and psychosocial care.
Aboriginal Wellness Program (AWP) – (Vancouver)
Provides urban Aboriginal/First Nations community members outpatient services that focus on wellness. Both Aboriginal healing ways and Western medical approaches are used in service delivery. Treatment is offered for people with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, residential school effects and for those struggling with addictions. Call 604-875-6601.
BC Schizophrenia Society
Provides information and support for individuals and families affected by schizophrenia.
Mood Disorders Association of BC
Provides support, education and hope of recovery for those living with a mood disorder or other mental illness. Mood disorders are any mental illness that affects ones mood.
Here to Help
A BC information resource on mental health and substance use issues.