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If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

  • Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
  • Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
  • Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
  • Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
  • Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

You can also

  • call the crisis line at 1-800-784-2433
  • chat online with Kids Help Phone
  • SMS/Text Kids Help Phone by texting CONNECT to 686868, if you would like to stop the conversation text STOP

For other phone, chat or text support options, visit our Get Support section.

Violence and Abuse

Violence and abuse can happen to anyone. There are different types of violence and abuse that people might experience in their relationships – including dating violence, sexual assault, and child/youth abuse. This section can help you recognize the signs of violence and abuse and take steps to help protect yourself and feel safer. You can also learn who to talk to for support, or how to support someone who has experienced violence and abuse.

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We gratefully acknowledge the Ending Violence of Association of BC for their research and expertise in co-creating this content.