Welcome to HWSS Counsellor Corner!!
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HEADS UP: Informative articles of relevance as well as upcoming or currently running workshops, groups, or educational series for youth, parents and/or their families
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROVIDERS: a helpful list of different kinds of community support services
YOUTH RESOURCES: tons of resources for youth
PARENT RESOURCES: websites and documents for parent/caregivers on a variety of topics
TEACHER RESOURCES: (under construction) a variety of information and lessons for classrooms around mental wellness issues or SEL development
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF IMMEDIATE SUPPORT:
|CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH
|Children and youth can access free and voluntary community-based mental health supports and services in B.C.
Walk in mental health clinic: screening by clinician, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-3:00
|START (Short Term Assessment Response Team)
|If you or someone you know are experiencing a mental health crisis, contact START - they provide confidential mental health crisis intervention services for children and youth
|Youth, families, schools and medical professionals can directly access our services by calling 1-844-START11 (1-844-782-7811).
Click here for more info: START
|If you are in crisis, distress, or having thoughts of suicide help is available 24/7
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) or call your local crisis centre.
|Anywhere in BC: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Mental Health Support Line: 604-310-6789
Coastal Region Distress Line: 604-872-3311
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.youthinbc.com (noon to 1am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: www.crisiscentrechat.ca (noon to 1am)