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Abbotsford Community Services

Services available for youth, families, immigrants, seniors and people with disabilities.
www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com
604 859-7681

Chilliwack Community Services

Help available for a variety of community and personal concerns.
www.comserv.bc.ca
604 792-4267

Fraser Health

Services range from hospital care to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services.
www.fraserhealth.ca
1-877-935-5669
604 587-4600

Canadian Psychological Association

This site provides a range of information sheets on a variety of common mental health issues.
www.cpa.ca/psychologyfactsheets

HeretoHelp

HeretoHelp is a group of seven leading B.C. mental health and addictions agencies. They have brochures, fact sheets and toolkits to help you manage mental health problems.
www.heretohelp.bc.ca

Mental Health After Hours Service

Serves adults in the Fraser Health Region.
1-877-384-8062

Mental Health Meter

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Meter helps you to assess your mental health and your coping skills.
www.cmha.ca/bins/meter_page.asp?cid=2-267-1304&lang=1

Crisis Centre

Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Available 24/7 and in over 140 languages.
Greater Vancouver: 604-872-3311
BC-wide: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

YouthinBC

Online service where youth can connect with trained volunteers and staff online rather than by phone.
www.youthinbc.com

S.A.F.E.R. (Suicide Attempt Follow-up Education & Research)

Provides counselling for people who are feeling suicidal or have attempted suicide, support and education for those concerned about loved ones at risk for suicide, and counselling for those who have lost someone to suicide.
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
604-675-3985

QMUNITY

“BC’s queer resource centre” offers information, referrals and free counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, intersex, queer and questioning youth.
www.qmunity.ca
604-684-5307

Prideline BC

Peer support, information and referrals over the phone for anyone in BC.
Mon-Fri 7-10 p.m.
604-684-6869
Toll free (in BC): 1-800-566-1170

RespectED

A violence and abuse prevention program from the Red Cross.
http://www.redcross.ca/how-we-help/violence--bullying-and-abuse-prevention

VictimLinkBC

Information and Support for All Victims of Crime.
http://www.victimlinkbc.ca/vlbc/help/domestic_violence.page

24-Hour Helpline for Children

Receives reports of child abuse or neglect.
604 310-1234

WAVAW (Women Against Violence Against Women) Crisis Centre

Crisis line available 24/7 to self-identified women offering immediate emotional support, information and referrals as well as hospital accompaniment.
Crisis line: 604-255-6344
Toll free: 1-877-392-7583

BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Information, counselling and education services for male survivors of sexual abuse.
www.bc-malesurvivors.com
604-682-6482

Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Service

Service for people across B.C. needing help with any kind of substance abuse issue 24 hours a day.
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
Lower Mainland: (604) 660-9382

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Canadian site with lots of information about addiction issues.
www.camh.ca

Gambling Help

A help-line and website for anyone who is affected by their own or another’s gambling habit.
Toll-free line: 1-888-795-6111
www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca

Eating Disorders Resource Centre

Toll-free information line for the public about eating disorders that serves individuals with disordered eating issues, as well as their families, friends and health professionals.
Toll-free line: 1-800-665-1822
Lower Mainland: (604) 806-9000

Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders

Online peer support chat for individuals experiencing disordered eating, weight or body image issues. Ask an Expert web form for questions about eating disorders, with a personalized private response via email from a Registered Clinical Counsellor. Residential care program located in Vancouver for young men and women (17-24) suffering from an eating disorder.
www.lookingglassbc.com
604-314-0548

Eating Disorder Questionnaire

This questionnaire is from New York University.
http://www.nyu.edu/shc/medservices/questionnaire.html

Options for Sexual Health

Operates 60 clinics across BC which provide non-judgmental birth control counselling and low cost contraceptives and supplies, STI and Pap testing, pregnancy testing and options counseling as well as general sexual health information and referrals. Services offered for all genders, all orientations and all ages. Also operates the Sex Sense sexual health and information service weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. over the phone.
Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
604-731-7803
Toll free (in BC): 1-800-SEX-SENSE (1-800-739-7376)
www.optionsforsexualhealth.org

HIM | Health Initiative for Men

Health centre that offers a range of services for gay men: STI testing, Rapid HIV testing, Early HIV testing, Professional Counselling, Change Advocates and sexual health education.
Abbotsford Health Centre
104-34194 Marshall Road
Monday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
604-488-1001 or 778-988-1946
http://checkhimout.ca/him-sexual-health-centre/

Sexuality and U

Canadian website that provides credible sexual information.
www.sexualityandu.ca

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