If you, or someone in your care, has chest pains, difficulty breathing or severe bleeding, it could be life-threatening. Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately.
Further emergency contact information for physical and mental health resources are available below.
A network of direct and contracted addiction services for substance use problems, including counselling, needle exchange, opiate replacement therapy, withdrawal management and youth prevention.
24-hour, confidential health information and advice
Phone: 811 Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1-866-889-4700 Web: www.healthlinkbc.ca
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide.
Phone: 604-872-3311 Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1-866-872-0113
Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
24-hour distress line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.
Updated on: April 14, 2010
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