Emergency Numbers


Emergency contact resources in your community

 

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.

Ambulance, fire, police
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Phone: 911


Poison Control
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Phone: 1-800-567-8911
 

Addiction Services (detox)
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A network of direct and contracted addiction services for substance use problems, including counselling, needle exchange, opiate replacement therapy, withdrawal management and youth prevention.

Phone: 1-866-658-1221


HealthLink BC

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24-hour, confidential health information and advice

Phone: 811
Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1-866-889-4700
Web: www.healthlinkbc.ca


Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre

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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


Kids Help Phone
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Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.

Phone: 1-800-668-6868 


Youth in BC Distress Line
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24-hour distress line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.

Phone: 604-872-3311



 

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013