Find Help

Are you or someone you love in a crisis? 

For emergencies, you can: call 911 for help right away, go to your local Emergency Room, or call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).

If you just need someone to talk to, you can call 310Mental Health Support at 310-6789 (no area code required) at anytime.

For dedicated crisis line support for First Nations, call KUU-US Crisis Line: Adult/Elder: 250-723-4050, Child/Youth: 250-723-2040

Non-Emergency Mental Health Support

Employee Family Assistance

Your plan may have an Employee Family Assistance Program. Access counselling, coaching and mental wellness resources through our partner provider, Homewood Health.

Counselling/Psychology benefits

Your plan may have counselling and psychology coverage. Find a licensed counsellor that matches your needs.

On-demand Virtual Care

Your plan may include 24/7 access to health practitioners, a care manager, referrals to specialists and prescription medication home delivery.

Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Your plan may cover iCBT programs that help with stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia or alcohol and substance abuse.

BC's Hub for Workplace Mental Health

We’re all affected by stress, burnout and other work-related concerns. Find help, training and community.

BounceBack BC

A free skill-building program designed to help adults manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Available online or over the phone.

Wellness Together Canada

The Government of Canada provides access to free online resources, tools apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals.

Stronger Minds by BEACON

Guidance that can help with emotional concerns through easy-to digest resources from our team of caring clinical psychologists.

Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions

Find free resources, educational tools and a directory to recovery centres for substance use and mental wellbeing.

First Nations Health Authority

First Nations Peoples in BC have access to mental health programs offered by FNHA Health Benefits and Indigenous Services Canada.

Here to Help BC

Information related to substance use and mental health, including personal stories, self-help resources and information to get help now.

Virtual Clinics

V​irtual clinics allow you to book virtual appointments with BC-based doctors at your convenience.

Improving Mental Health

Non-drug therapy is useful for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, and other mental health conditions. It can be used alongside a medication, or on its own. Check 1 or 2 options to focus on at this time.

Physical Activity

Physical activity helps your body produce feel-good hormones (endorphins). Even small amounts of physical activity promotes good mental health.

Target 30-60 minutes of moderate to high intensity activity. E.g., walking, hiking, running, cycling, swimming, tennis, group sports, fitness classes or golf.

FREE options:


Written and interactive materials that teach you how to cope with stressors and develop resilience.

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Guided cognitive
behavioural therapy

Learn techniques (therapist assisted) to challenge negative thinking and promote behaviour change.

Counselling may be covered under your Pacific Blue Cross benefits plan.

FREE option:
PAID option:


Talking to a therapist can help you better understand your emotions, relationships, and actions to work toward positive and lasting change.

Counselling may be covered under your Pacific Blue Cross benefits plan. See what's covered under your plan at

FREE option:
Tool to find a Registered Clinical Counsellor:

and meditation

Focusing on the present, observing your thoughts and emotions, and connecting with your body can help improve mental health.

FREE options:
PAID option:
FREE/PAID option: Try yoga at a studio/gym or using YouTube videos.

Additional Tips

Reduce use of alcohol,
recreational drugs
Reduce social media use
Pursue a healthy diet
Spend time in nature
Improve sleep habits
Build social connections