Mental Health Supports for British Columbians

November 25, 2021

BC has had a lot on its plate this year – from COVID to fires to floods – and that all takes a toll. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. We can all use a little help  to cope with these challenging times, and there are supports you can access. Here’s a collection of Mental Health Supports available in BC.

 

Canadian Mental Health Association BC

  • Resources for immediate help:
  • BouceBack program –
  • Community Counselling – lists recipients of grants to develop community counselling programs, with links to their webpages to learn about their services.

 

Health Link BC –

  • Info about mental health and links for resources

 

Fraser Health Mental Health Centre –

  • Located in Abbotsford and supporting adults with mental health or substance abuse issues.

 

Counselling BC –

  • Information on how to choose the right professional, links for resources, directory of practitioners by community.

 

AgSafe BC –

  • Includes videos, informational resources, a self check-in dashboard, and clinical counsellors in Lower Mainland, Kamloops, and Salmon Arm.

 

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries List of Supports –

  • A list of crisis lines, support lines and additional resources focused on (but not limited to) those working in Agriculture.

 

Health Emergency Management BC – Provincial Health Services Authority – Telephone Support –

  • This is a temporary phone support available to those affected by evacuation and the natural disasters in BC.

 

Avail App with AgSafe BC –

  • AgSafe has partnered with the Avail App to provide mental health resources sourced for the BC Agriculture community. Details on how to access this app available on the AgSafe webpage.

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