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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.

For Families & Caregivers

When young people face challenges it can be hard to know the best way to support them. Foundry empowers families, caregivers, siblings and other loved ones to find the right care and support for young people. In this section, you will find information to assist you in understanding mental health and wellness in young people, identifying signs of mental health difficulties, tips for conversations with your youth or young adult and where to find additional resources and support.

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Get Empowered, Raise Awareness: The Kelty Youth Ambassadors Experience

The Kelty Youth Ambassadors program brings together young people from all over the province in creative projects that aim to raise mental health awareness and reduce stigma in schools and communities across BC.

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But if it's not, we can help. Foundry offers support for whatever's on your mind.

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Dance and Mental Health Q&A

Dance can help people maintain their physical health, but it can have benefits for mental health too.

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How to Spot Fake News

Fake news and clickbait shows up often, so it’s important to think twice before believing what you see online.

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Q&A with a Dietitian

There is so much information out there about food and what is healthy for you and it can be hard to know what to trust. We’ve gone and talked to a dietitian for you, to get some answers on common misunderstandings.